Thoracosphaera


Classification: non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Thoracosphaeraceae -> Tangential wall -> Thoracosphaera
Sister taxa: Calcigonellum, Calciodinellum, Centosphaera, Cervisiella, Fuettererella, Lebessphaera, Operculodinella, Scrippsiella, Thoracosphaera,

Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)

Spherical; Wall of largish irregular weakly-interlocking elements with a perforate structure; c-axes tangential to surface and randomly oriented in plane of surface; opening sub-circular.



Taxonomy:

Citation: Thoracosphaera Kamptner 1927
Rank: Genus
Type species: Thoracosphaera pelagica Kamptner 1927

Catalog entries: Thoracosphaera *

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Carnian Stage (228.35-237.00Ma, base in Carnian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

References:

Kamptner, E. (1927). Beitrag zur Kenntnis adriatischer Coccolithophoriden. Archiv für Protistenkunde. 58: 173-184. gs :: ::


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