Ventimolina


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Papposphaeraceae -> Ventimolina
Sister taxa: Balaniger, Formonsella, Kataspinifera, Pappomonas, Papposphaera, Picarola, Pocillithus, Pseudowigwamma, Quaternariella, Ventimolina, Vexillarius, Wigwamma,

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

Taxonomy:

Citation: Ventimolina Thomsen et al. 2015
Rank: Genus
Type species: Watznaueria angustoralis Reinhardt, 1964

Distinguishing features: Coccoliths hoop-shaped with axial cros; BCs with low windmill-like calyx; CFCs with large bladed process

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: ,

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, RIM: outer wall non-imbricate, rim-narrow, CA: cross, cross-axial, PROCESS: calyx, spine, x-section-flat,
CSPH: ovoid, spherical, CFC, CFC+process, polymorphic, DETAILS: ca_disjunct,
MetricsLith size: 0.6->1µm; Coccosphere size: 9->11µm;
Sources:
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

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:

Thomsen, H. A., Ostergaard, J. B. & Cros, L. (2015). Ventimolina stellata gen. et sp. nov. (Haptophyta, Papposphaeraceae) from warm water regions. Acta Protozoologica. 54: 275-281. gs


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Ventimolina compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 21-7-2019

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