Pontosphaera sp.


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Zygodiscales -> Pontosphaeraceae -> Pontosphaera -> Pontosphaera sp.
Sister taxa: << < P. pectinata, P. wilsonii, P. punctosa, P. clinosulcata, P. perforomarginata, P. pulcheroides, P. pulchra, P. pulchripora, P. pygmaea, P. ocellata, P. duocava, P. exilis, P. pax, P. obliquipons, T. omarians, P. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Pontosphaera sp.
Rank: Species
Synonyms: The following taxa were validly described but the descriptions do not contain enough information to allow identfication
Originally described in Discolithina Originally described in Discolithus

Distinguishing features: Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Crassapontosphaera jonesi * , Pontosphaera vadosa * , Transversopontis pseudopulcher * , Discolithina bicaveata * , Discolithus bistriatus * , Discolithus cribrum *

Search data:
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MetricsLith size: 0->0µm;
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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: same as genus
First occurrence (base): within NP5 zone (59.54-61.51Ma, base in Selandian stage). Data source: same as genus

Plot of occurrence data:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
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  • Taxon plotted: Pontosphaera sp., synonyms included - Crassapontosphaera jonesii; Cricolithus jonesi; Cricolithus jonesii; Discolithina bicaveata; Discolithina japonica (q); Discolithina ovata; Discolithina segmenta; Discolithina sp.; Discolithina sp. cf. D. enormis; Discolithina sp. cf. D. japonica; Discolithina sp. cf. D. oamaruensis; Discolithina sp. cf. D.distincta; Discolithina spp.; Discolithina/Pontosphaera sp.; Pontosphaera (unspecified taxon or taxa); Pontosphaera aperta; Pontosphaera arcuata; Pontosphaera auleta; Pontosphaera australis; Pontosphaera bicaveata; Pontosphaera biperforata; Pontosphaera circumvallatus; Pontosphaera deflandrei; Pontosphaera jonesii; Pontosphaera lapilla; Pontosphaera longiforaminis; Pontosphaera multiforata; Pontosphaera multipunctata; Pontosphaera ovata; Pontosphaera pachymorpha; Pontosphaera rothii; Pontosphaera segmenta; Pontosphaera sp (large); Pontosphaera sp.; Pontosphaera sp. 1; Pontosphaera sp. A; Pontosphaera sp. B; Pontosphaera spp.; Pontosphaera sulcata; Pontosphaera tanesa; Pontosphaera trena; Pontosphaera verbeekii; Syracosphaera jonesi; space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Pontosphaera

    References:

    Aubry, M. -P. (1986). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of northwestern Europe. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology. 55: 267-334. gs

    Bown, P. R. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2012). Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleogene equatorial Pacific (IODP Expedition 320 Sites U1331-1334). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 32(2): 3-51. gs

    Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs

    Bown, P. R., Gibbs, S. J., Sheward, R., O’Dea, S. & Higgins, D. (2014). Searching for cells: the potential of fossil coccospheres in coccolithophore research. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 34(special): 5-21. gs

    Bramlette, M. N. & Sullivan, F. R. (1961). Coccolithophorids and related nannoplankton of the Early Tertiary in California. Micropaleontology. 7(129-188): -. gs

    Bukry, D. & Percival, S. F. (1971). New Tertiary calcareous nannofossils. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology. 8: 123-146. gs

    Bystricka, H. (1979). Middle - Oligocene calcareous nannoplankton in the Banskobystricka kotlina (depression). Západné Karpaty, séria paleontológia. 123-145. gs

    Deflandre, G. & Fert, C. (1954). Observations sur les coccolithophoridés actuels et fossiles en microscopie ordinaire et électronique. Annales de Paléontologie. 40: 115-176. gs

    Hay, W. W., Mohler, H. P. & Wade, M. E. (1966). Calcareous nannofossils from Nal'chik (northwest Caucasus). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 59: 379-399. gs

    Kamptner, E. (1963). Coccolithineen-Skelettreste aus Tiefseeablagerungen des Pazifischen Ozeans. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. 66: 139-204. gs

    Knuttel, S. (1986). Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of the Central East Pacific Rise, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 92: evidence for downslope transport of sediments. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 92: 255-290. gs

    Müller, C. (1974c). Nannoplankton aus dem Mittel-Miozän von Walbersdorf (Burgenland). Senckenbergiana Lethaea. 55: 389-405. gs

    Müller, C. (1974b). Calcareous nannoplankton, Leg 25 (Western Indian Ocean). Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 25: 579-633. gs

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1967b). Nannofossilien aus dem Eozan von Danemark. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 60: 19-32. gs

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1971b). Elektronenmikroskopische untersuchungen an Coccolithen und verwandten Formen aus dem Eozan von Danemark. Biologiske Skrifter. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. 18(3): 1-76. gs

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1972). Remarks on Late Cretaceous to Pleistocene coccoliths from the North Atlantic. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 12: 1003-1069. gs

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1981b). New Maastrichtian and Paleocene calcareous nannofossils from Africa, Denmark, and USA and the Atlantic, and some Paleocene lineages. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 74(3): 831-863. gs

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1984). Validation of new combinations. INA Newsletter. 6(1): 42-46. gs


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    Pontosphaera sp. compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-9-2019

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