Scyphosphaera tercisensis


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Zygodiscales -> Pontosphaeraceae -> Scyphosphaera -> Scyphosphaera tercisensis
Sister taxa: S. apsteinii, S. porosa, S. brevis, S. globulata, S. hamptonii, S. hemirana, S. lagena, S. campanula, S. intermedia, S. pulcherrima, S. tubifera, S. ventriosa, S. columella, S. expansa, S. interstincta, S. olla, S. tercisensis, S. tubicena, S. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Scyphosphaera tercisensis Lezaud, 1968
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Tall, relatively broad murolith that narrows towards the distal opening.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Scyphosphaera tercisensis *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, tubular, elliptical, RIM: rim-high, outer wall acw-imbricate, CA: plate, pores,
CSPH: not known, V-UNITS: outer-rim, R-UNITS: c-str, inner-rim, px-plate, DETAILS: rim-bicyclic, isogyres oblique, isogyres separated,
MetricsLith size: 14->20µm;
Sources: lith height from OD and slightly extended
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP15 zone (42.87-46.29Ma, top in Lutetian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]
First occurrence (base): within NP12 zone (50.50-53.70Ma, base in Ypresian stage). Data source: Siesser, 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs

    Lezaud, L. (1968). Espèces nouvelles de nannofossiles calcaires (Coccolithopohridés) d'Aquitaine sud-ouest. Revue de Micropaleontologie. 2(1): 22-28. gs

    Siesser, W. G. (1998). Calcareous nannofossil Genus Scyphosphaera: structure, taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny. Micropaleontology. 44(4): 351-384. gs


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    Scyphosphaera tercisensis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-10-2019

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