Transversopontis omarians


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Zygodiscales -> Pontosphaeraceae -> Pontosphaera -> Transversopontis omarians
Sister taxa: << < P. plana, P. rimosa, P. pectinata, P. wilsonii, P. punctosa, P. clinosulcata, P. perforomarginata, P. pulcheroides, P. pulchra, P. pygmaea, P. ocellata, P. duocava, P. exilis, P. pax, P. obliquipons, T. omarians, P. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Transversopontis omarians Al-Badrani & Al-Ubaidi (2012)
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Elongate Pontosphaera with strongly oblique bar and very restricted openings

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Transversopontis omarians *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, cylindrical, hollow, RIM: outer wall acw-imbricate, CA: bar-diagonal, bar-diagonal NW-SE, pores, bar, PROCESS: hollow,
CSPH: not known, V-UNITS: outer-rim, V-prominent, R-UNITS: c-str, inner-rim, px-plate, R-prominent, DETAILS: ca_conjunct, rim-bicyclic, isogyres oblique, isogyres separated,
MetricsLith size: 8->12┬Ám;
Sources: lith size from OD and slightly extended
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Eocene Epoch (33.89-55.96Ma, top in Priabonian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within Eocene Epoch (33.89-55.96Ma, base in Ypresian stage). Data source: original description

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Pontosphaera

    References:

    Al-Badrani, O. A. & Al-Ubaidi, M. H. (2012). Transversopontis omarians sp.nov. Calcareous Nannofossils from Jaddala Formation (Eocene) in Dh.1 well, central Iraq. Iraqi National Journal of Earth Sciences. 12(3): 73-78. gs :: ::


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    Transversopontis omarians compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 6-6-2020

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