Pentadinellum oblatum

Classification: non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Thoracosphaeraceae -> Possible Thoracosphaeraceae -> Pentadinellum -> Pentadinellum oblatum
Sister taxa: P. cretaceum, P. oblatum, P. vimineum,


Citation: Pentadinellum oblatum Keupp 1991
Rank: species
Notes & discussion: (motile equivalent: Ensiculifera sp. cf. E. mexicana Balech 1967)

Catalog entries:

Morphology remarks:
Archeopyle: ?Apical 1 plate (Streng et al. 2004)

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Zonneveld et al. 2005
First occurrence (base): within (-Ma, base in stage). Data source:


Keupp, H. (1991a). Fossil calcareous dinoflagellate cysts. In, Riding, R. (ed.) Calcareous Algae and Stromatolites. Springer, Berlin 267-286. gs

Zonneveld, K. A. F., Meier, K. J. S., Esper, O., Siggelkow, D., Wendler, I. & Willems, H. (2005). The (palaeo-) environmental significance of modern calcareous dinoflagellate cysts: a review. Paläontologische Zeitschrift. 79(1): 61-77. gs


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