Thoracosphaera


Classification: Mesozoic -> hidden -> deleted -> Thoracosphaera
Sister taxa: << < M. bramlettei, N. erbae, Obliquipithonella, O. prasina, O. rhombica, Orthopithonella, O. geometrica, O. misurinae, P. geometrica, P. charlotteii, P. fistulatus, S. pseudobiskayae, S. gephyrion, S. acutiferrus, S. laffittei, Thoracosphaera, T. wombatensis, W. communis, L. primigenius, T. senarius, S. cotortuosus, N. funiculus group, L. imprimus,

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)
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

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

Plot of occurrence data:

References:


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

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