Pseudowigwamma scenozonion


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Papposphaeraceae -> Pseudowigwamma -> Pseudowigwamma scenozonion
Sister taxa: P. scenozonion,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Pseudowigwamma scenozonion (Thomsen, 1980) Thomsen in Thomsen et al. 2013
Rank: Species
Basionym: Wigwamma scenozonion Thomsen, 1980

Distinguishing features: Monomorphic, liths are simple broadly elliptical rings with one (rarely two) enlarged rim elements, but no wigwam.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Wigwamma scenozonion * , ,


Size: Cells spherical 4-7 µm; liths ca. 1 µm long.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, RIM: outer wall non-imbricate, rim-narrow, CA: vacant,
CSPH: ovoid, monomorphic, DETAILS: ca_disjunct,
MetricsLith size: 0.8->1.3µm; Coccosphere size: 4->7µm;
Sources: cell & lith size (BC diameter) from OD
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: present in the plankton (Young et al. 2003)
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in stage). Data source: [JRY rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Pseudowigwamma

    References:

    Thomsen, H. A. (1980c). Wigwamma scenozonion sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae) from West Greenland. British Phycological Journal. 15: 335-342. gs

    Thomsen, H. A., Ostergaard, J. B. & Heldal, M. (2013). Coccolithophorids in polar waters: Wigwamma spp. revisited. Acta Protozoologica. 52: 237-256. gs


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    Pseudowigwamma scenozonion compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 17-7-2019

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