Papposphaera bourrellii


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Papposphaeraceae -> Papposphaera -> Papposphaera bourrellii
Sister taxa: P. lepida, P. obpyramidalis, P. simplicissima, P. sagittifera, P. sarion, P. arctica, P. iugifera, P. heldalii, P. bourrellii, P. thomsenii, P. sp. type 1, P. sp. type 2, P. sp. type 3, P. sp. type 4, P. sp. type 5, P. sp. type 6, P. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Papposphaera bourrellii Thomsen & Buck, 1998
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Central areas with axial cross
Processes ca 3.5 µm long with calyx-like distal appendage.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Papposphaera bourrellii [no catalog entry yet]


Size: Cell spherical, ca. 4 µm. Coccoliths ca. 0.8 x 0.5 µm

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, RIM: outer wall non-imbricate, rim-narrow, rim-top crenulate, CA: cross, cross-axial, PROCESS: calyx, spine, tall,
CSPH: oblate (broad), ovoid, spherical, CFC, CFC+process, polymorphic, DETAILS: ca_disjunct,
MetricsLith size: 0.7->0.9µm;
Sources: lith size (BC diameter) from OD
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 (Young et al. 2003)
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in stage). Data source: [JRY rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Thomsen, H. A. & Buck, K. R. (1998). Nanoflagellates of East Pacific coastal Waters: Morphology, taxonomy, and biogeography of weakly calcified coccolithophorids (Prymnesiophyceae). Cryptogamie, Algologie. 19: 29-48. 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


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    Papposphaera bourrellii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 16-12-2019

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