Thoracosphaera


Classification: Mesozoic -> hidden -> deleted -> Thoracosphaera
Sister taxa: << < O. rhombica, Orthopithonella, O. geometrica, O. misurinae, P. fletcheri, P. bownii, P. geometrica, P. triassica subsp. punctata, P. triassica subsp. triassica, P. charlotteii, P. fistulatus, S. pseudobiskayae, S. gephyrion, S. acutiferrus, S. laffittei, Thoracosphaera, T. wombatensis, Z. sisyphus, W. communis, L. primigenius, C. crucifer, T. senarius, Z. elegans, S. cotortuosus, N. funiculus group, L. imprimus, S. humilis,

Distinguishing features: Spherical calcisphere with wall formed of crystallites with c-axes parallel to wall but otherwise randomly oriented


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Thoracosphaera Kamptner 1927 (sensu lato)
Rank: genus
Type species: Thoracosphaera pelagica Kamptner 1927

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Thoracosphaera *

Distinguishing features: Spherical calcisphere with wall formed of crystallites with c-axes parallel to wall but otherwise randomly oriented

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MetricsLith size: 0->0┬Ám;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at top of No known fossil record modern (100% up, 0Ma, in stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

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Thoracosphaera compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 2-7-2020

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