Picarola


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Papposphaeraceae -> Picarola
Sister taxa: Balaniger, Formonsella, Kataspinifera, Pappomonas, Papposphaera, Picarola, Pocillithus, Pseudowigwamma, Quaternariella, Ventimolina, Vexillarius, Wigwamma,

Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
See generic diagnosis (genus is monospecific)
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species

Taxonomy:

Citation: Picarola Cros & Estrada, 2004
Rank: Genus
Type species: Picarola margalefii Cros & Estrada, 2004

Distinguishing features: Coccoliths distal rim smooth, with curved quadrate process;
Coccospheres trimorphic

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Picarola *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, RIM: outer wall non-imbricate, rim-narrow, CA: cross, cross-diagonal-symmetric, cross-narrow, PROCESS: curved, hollow, spine,
CSPH: oblate (broad), ovoid, spherical, CFC, CFC-higher, polymorphic, DETAILS: ca_disjunct,
MetricsLith size: 0.7->0.9µm; Coccosphere size: 6->12µm;
Sources:
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: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at top of No known fossil record modern (100% up, 0Ma, in stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Cros, L. & Estrada, M. (2004). Picarola margalefii, gen. et sp. nov., a new planktonic coccolithophore from NW Mediterranean waters. Scientia Marina. 68(Suppl 1): 243-248. gs


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Picarola compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 15-12-2019

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