Prinsiosphaera


Ancestry: Mesozoic -> Mesozoic non–coccoliths -> Prinsiosphaera
Sister taxa: Carnicalyxia, Cassianospica, Prinsiosphaera, Schizosphaerellaceae,

Short diagnosis: Spherical, solid nannolith formed from stacked groups of calcite plates.


Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma) Granddaughter taxa
Medium to large spherical solid nannolith formed from stacked groups of calcite plates.

Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Prinsiosphaera Jafar, 1983
Rank: Genus
Type species: Prinsiosphaera triassica Jafar, 1983.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Prinsiosphaera *

Short diagnosis: Spherical, solid nannolith formed from stacked groups of calcite plates.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Hettangian Stage (199.30-201.30Ma, top in Hettangian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Norian Stage (209.46-228.35Ma, base in Norian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P.R., (1998). Triassic. In: Bown, P.R. (Editor), Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. Chapman & Hall, pp. 29-33.

Jafar, A.S., (1983). Significance of Late Triassic calcareous Nannoplankton from Austria and Southern Germany. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 166: 218-259.


Nannotax3 - Mesozoic - Prinsiosphaera by: Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-3-2017

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