Tubodiscus jurapelagicus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Tubodiscaceae -> Tubodiscus -> Tubodiscus jurapelagicus
Sister taxa: T. bellii, T. burnettiae, T. frankiae, T. jurapelagicus, T. verenae, T. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Large Tubodiscus with wide central area and birefringent collar cycle (white).


Taxonomy:

Citation: Tubodiscus jurapelagicus (Worsley, 1971) Roth, 1973
Rank: Species
Basionym: Watznaueria jurapelagicus Worsley, 1971

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Watznaueria jurapelagicus *

Distinguishing features: Large Tubodiscus with wide central area and birefringent collar cycle (white).


Morphology remarks: Similarly proportioned to M. pemmatoidea but is easily distinguished in the LM by its flaring collar, and the lack of ornament on its distal shield.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Barremian Stage (126.30-130.77Ma, top in Barremian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998
First occurrence (base): within Late Berriasian Substage (139.39-141.93Ma, base in Berriasian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
  • Note to users in China - the diagram may not plot unless you use a VPN since I use google services on the website. If this is a problem please contact me 谢谢.
  • Taxon plotted: Tubodiscus jurapelagicus, synonyms included - Tubodiscus jurapelagicus; Watznaueria jurapelagicus; space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Tubodiscus

    References:

    Applegate, J. L. & Bergen, J. A. (1988). Cretaceous calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of sediments recovered from the Galicia Margin, ODP Leg 103. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 103: 293-348. gs

    Bown, P. R. & Concheyro, A. (2004). Lower Cretaceous calcareous nannoplankton from the Neuquen Basin, Argentina. Marine Micropaleontology. 52(1-4): 51-84. gs

    Bown, P. R. (2005c). Early to Mid-Cretaceous Calcareous Nannoplankton from the Northwest Pacific Ocean, Leg 198, Shatsky Rise. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 198: 1-82. gs

    Bown, P. R., Rutledge, D. C., Crux, J. A. & Gallagher, L. T. (1998). Early Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 86-131. gs

    Roth, P. H. (1973). Calcareous nannofossils: Leg 17 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 17: 695-795. gs

    Worsley, T. R. (1971). Calcareous nannofossil zonation of Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous sediments from the Western Atlantic. In, Farinacci, A. (ed.) Proceedings of the Second Planktonic Conference Roma 1971. Edizioni Tecnoscienza, Rome 2: 1301-1321. gs


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    Tubodiscus jurapelagicus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 21-9-2019

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