Pappomonas garrisonii HOL

Classification: Coccolithophores -> Holococcoliths -> open-tube -> Trigonaspis -> Pappomonas garrisonii HOL
Sister taxa: P. borealis HOL, T. melvillea, T. minutissima, P. garrisonii HOL, T. sp.,


Citation: Papposphaera garrisonii Thomsen and Ostergaard 2014 HOL
Rank: Species
Notes & discussion: Combination coccospheres of P. garrisonii were ilustrated by Thomsen and Ostergaard (2014) as part of their description of the species. Coccospheres of the holococcolith phase were subsequently provided by Thomsen and Ostergaard (2015)

Distinguishing features: BCs inconspicuous. Tower coccoliths occur around coccosphere but higher at flagellar pole.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

See also: Pappomonas garrisonii ;

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, flaring distally, elliptical, sub-circular, cylindrical, hollow, CA: H: fabric-triangular-xtals, vacant, process, PROCESS: flaring, hollow,
CSPH: spherical, equant, CFC, CFC+process, polymorphic, V-UNITS: px-plate, V-prominent, R-UNITS: spine, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 1->2µm; Coccosphere size: 5->6µm;
Sources: lith size (BC diam) from Thomsen et al. 2015; csph size from illustrated specs
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: present in the plankton
First occurrence (base): within no known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in stage). Data source: [JRY 2016]

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Trigonaspis


    Thomsen, H. A. & Ostergaard, J. B. (2014). Coccolithophorids in polar waters: Pappomonas spp. revisited. Acta Protozoologica. 53: 235-256. gs :: ::

    Thomsen, H. A. & Ostergaard, J. B. (2015). Coccolithophorids in Polar Waters: Trigonaspis spp. revisited. Acta Protozoologica. 54: 85-96. gs :: ::

    Young, J. R., Geisen, M., Cros, L., Kleijne, A., Probert, I. & Ostergaard, J. B. (2003). A guide to extant coccolithophore taxonomy. Journal of Nannoplankton Research, Special Issue. 1: 1-132. gs :: view :: open


    Pappomonas garrisonii HOL compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 11-7-2020

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