Prediscosphaera sp.


Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Prediscosphaeraceae -> Prediscosphaera -> Prediscosphaera sp.
Sister taxa: P. columnata group, P. cretacea group, P. spinosa group, P. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Specimens not identified to species level


Taxonomy:

Citation: Prediscosphaerasp.
Synonyms:

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Cyclolithus zulua *

Distinguishing features: Specimens not identified to species level


Morphology remarks: We are using this category for images of specimens which can be identified to generic level but have not been definitively assigned to a single species.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within (-Ma, top in "Holocene" stage). Data source:
First occurrence (base): within (-Ma, base in stage). Data source:

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
  • Note to users in China - the diagram may not plot unless you use a VPN since I use google services on the website. If this is a problem please contact me 谢谢.
  • Taxon plotted: Prediscosphaera sp., synonyms included - Deflandrius sp.; Prediscosphaera cf. ponticula; Prediscosphaera decora; Prediscosphaera decorata; Prediscosphaera sp.; Prediscosphaera spp.; Prediscosphaera sp. cf. grandis; space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Prediscosphaera

    References:

    Bown, P. R. (2001). Calcareous nannofossils of the Gault, Upper Greensand and Glauconitic Marl (Middle Albian-Lower Cenomanian) from the BGS Selborne boreholes, Hampshire. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association. 112: 223-236. gs

    Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs

    Gale, A. S. et al. (2011). The uppermost Middle and Upper Albian succession at the Col de Palluel, Hautes-Alpes, France: An integrated study (ammonites, inoceramid bivalves, planktonic foraminifera, nannofossils, geochemistry, stable oxygen and carbon isotopes, cyclostratigraphy). Cretaceous Research. 32: 59-130. gs

    Lees, J. A. & Bown, P. R. (2005). Upper Cretaceous calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy, ODP Leg 198 (Shatsky Rise, Northwest Pacific Ocean). Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 198: 1-60. gs

    Mai, H., von Salis, K., Willems, H. & Romein, A. J. T. (1997a). Fossil coccospheres from the K/T boundary section from Geulhemmerberg, The Netherlands. Micropaleontology. 43(281-302): -. gs

    Pienaar, R. N. (1968). Upper Cretacous coccolithophorids from Zululand, South Africa. Palaeontology. 11(3): 361-367. gs


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    Prediscosphaera sp. compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 21-9-2019

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