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: Scyphosphaera tubifera * , Scyphosphaera martinii * , Scyphosphaera quasitubifera *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, flaring distally, 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: 20->30µm;
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:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
  • Note to users in China - the diagram may not plot unless you use a VPN since I use google services on the website. If this is a problem please contact me 谢谢.
  • Taxon plotted: Scyphosphaera tubifera, synonyms included - Scyphosphaera martinii; Scyphosphaera quasitubifera; Scyphosphaera tubifera;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Scyphosphaera

    References:

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

    Kamptner, E. (1955). Fossile Coccolithineen-Skelettreste aus Insulinde. Eine mikropaläontologische Untersuchung. Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen; Afdeling Natuurkunde Verhandelingen. 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


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    Scyphosphaera tubifera compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-10-2019

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