Quaternariella


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

Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)

Taxonomy:

Citation: Quaternariella Thomsen 1980
Rank: Genus
Type species: Quaternariella obscura Thomsen 1980
Notes & discussion: Predominantly known from holococcolith stage but heterococcoiths described by Thomsen & Ostergaard 2015

Distinguishing features: Coccolith distal rim serrated - elements pentagonal;
?monomorphic, no process

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Quaternariella *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, RIM: rim-high, rim-narrow, rim-top crenulate, CA: plate,
CSPH: not known, DETAILS: ca_disjunct,
MetricsLith size: 0.1->0.2┬Ám;
Sources:
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

See also: Quaternariella HOL ;

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. (2015a). Coccolithophorids in Polar Waters: Mercedesia gen. nov., Ericiolus, Quaternariella and Porsildia gen. nov. Acta Protozoologica. 54: 155-169. gs

Thomsen, H. A. (1980a). Quaternariella obscura gen. et sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae) from West Greenland. Phycologia. 19(4): 260-265. gs


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Quaternariella compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 17-9-2019

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