CATALOG - Saeptella

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Current identification/main database link: Vacherauvillius Goy in Goy et al., 1979

Compiled data

Citation: Saeptella Goy in Goy et al. 1979
Rank: Genus
Type species: Not given
Farinacci catalog page: 12194
Language: FR

Transltion of diagnosis: Elliptical coccoliths with a narrow wall, composed of oblique and overlapping calcite plates. The central area is occupied by buttresses located in the axes of the ellipse. A massive stem stands at the center of the coccolith. The structure is completed by a grid whose perforations are of varying size, shape and arrangement.


Goy, G., Noël, D. & Busson, G. (1979). Les conditions de sédimentation des schistes-carton (Toarcien inf.) du bassin de Paris déduites de l'étude des nannofossiles calcaires et des diagraphies. Documents de Géologie de la Faculté des Sciences de Lyon. 75: 33-57. gs


Saeptella: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci and Richard Howe. Viewed: 22-7-2019

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