Classification: Coccolithophores -> Holococcoliths -> tubeless -> Sphaerocalyptra -> Sphaerocalyptra sp.
Sister taxa: S. quadridentata, S. adenensis, S. dermitzakii, S. youngii, S. sp. 1, S. sp. 2, S. sp. 3, S. sp. 4, S. sp. 5, S. sp. 6, S. sp. Y, S. sp.
- Cros & Fortuno 2002 f111B.jpg
Citation: Sphaerocalyptra sp. Rank: generic level id
Distinguishing features: Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species
Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes
|Metrics||Lith size: 0->0µm; |
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: same as genus
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: same as genus
Plot of occurrence data:
- Range-bar - range as quoted above, pink interval top occurs in, green interval base occurs in.
- Triangles indicate an event for which a precise placement has been suggested
- (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Sphaerocalyptra
Cros, L. & Fortuño, J. -M. (2002). Atlas of northwestern Mediterranean coccolithophores. Scientia Marina. 66: 1-186. gs V O