Scyphosphaera tubifera


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Zygodiscales -> Pontosphaeraceae -> Scyphosphaera -> Scyphosphaera tubifera
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 tubifera Kamptner, 1955
Rank: Species
Variants: S. martinii Jafar, 1975; S. quasitubifera Varol, 1984 - like S. tubifera but with flaring end.

Distinguishing features: Strongly elevated (>5x as high as wide) with maximum width near base, rare.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: S. tubifera * , S. martinii * , S. quasitubifera *

Search data:
Tagsmurolith, flaring distally, elliptical, cylindrical, hollow, RIM: rim-high, outer wall acw-imbricate, CA: plate, pores, PROCESS: hollow,
CSPH: not known, V-UNITS: outer-rim, V-prominent, R-UNITS: c-str, inner-rim, px-plate, R-prominent, DETAILS: rim-bicyclic, isogyres oblique, isogyres separated,
MetricsLith size: 20->30µm;
Data source notes: lith height from ODs
Sources: lith height from ODs
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Notes: Range very poorly constrained
Last occurrence (top): within NN10 zone (8.29-9.53Ma, top in Tortonian stage). Data source: Described from Rotti
First occurrence (base): within NN5 zone (13.53-14.91Ma, base in Langhian stage). Data source: Young 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Jafar, S. A. (1975). Calcareous nannoplankton from the Miocene of Rotti, Indonesia. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde. 28: 1-99. gs

Kamptner, E. (1955). Fossile Coccolithineen-Skelettreste aus Insulinde. Eine mikropaläontologische Untersuchung. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde. ser 2, 50: 1-105. gs

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

Varol, O. (1984). New Neogene calcareous nannofossil taxa from Malta and southern Turkey. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte. 6: 375-384. gs

Young, J. R. (1998). Neogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 225-265. gs V O


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Scyphosphaera tubifera compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-9-2020

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