Pseudowigwamma


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

Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Monomorphic, liths are simple broadly elliptical rings with one (rarely two) enlarged rim elements, but no wigwam.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Pseudowigwamma Thomsen in Thomsen et al. 2013
Rank: Genus
Type species: Wigwamma scenozonion Thomsen, 1980

Distinguishing features: Monomorphic - body coccoliths are simple hoop-like coccoliths.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Pseudowigwamma + * , ,


Morphology remarks: Very similar to Wigwamma but lacking the wigwams

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:
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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:

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 compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 21-7-2019

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