Watznaueria fossacincta


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Watznaueriales -> Watznaueriaceae -> Watznaueria -> Watznaueria fossacincta
Sister taxa: W. barnesiae, W. bayackii, W. fossacincta, W. manivitiae, W. ovata ⟩⟨ W. britannica, W. reinhardtii ⟩⟨ W. biporta, W. cynthae ⟩⟨ W. contracta, W. okadai, W. quadriradiata ⟩⟨ W. fasciata, W. rawsonii, C. baticlypeata, W. sp.

Distinguishing features: Watznaueria with a narrow central-area opening with no central area structures.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Watznaueria fossacincta (Black, 1971) Bown in Bown & Cooper, 1989
Rank: Species
Basionym: Ellipsagelosphaera fossacincta Black, 1971
Synonyms:
Variants:
Taxonomic discussion: Intergrades with W. barnesiae, which has a closed central area but the morphotypes have different distributions with the fossacincta type being more common in the Jurassic and the barnesiae type in the Cretaceous.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: E. fossacincta * , C. martelae * , E. gresslyi * , E. keftalrempti * , E. strigosa * , C. speetonensis *

Distinguishing features: Watznaueria with a narrow central-area opening with no central area structures.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_conjunct, vacant,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 5->8µm;
Data source notes: original description & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Late Maastrichtian Substage (66.04-69.91Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within NJ9 zone (169.69-170.10Ma, base in Bajocian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Black, M. (1971a). Coccoliths of the Speeton Clay and Sutterby Marl. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society. 38: 381-424. gs

Black, M. (1971c). The systematics of coccoliths in relation to the paleontological record. In, Funnell, B. M. & Riedel, W. R. (eds) The Micropaleontology of the Oceans. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 611-624. gs

Black, M. (1973). British Lower Cretaceous Coccoliths. I-Gault Clay (Part 2). Palaeontographical Society Monograph. 127: 49-112. gs

Bornemann, A. & Mutterlose, J. (2006). Size analyses of the coccolith species Biscutum constans and Watznaueria barnesiae from the Late Albian “Niveau Breistroffer” (SE France): taxonomic and palaeoecological implications. Geobios. 39: 599-615. gs

Bown, P. R. & Cooper, M. K. E. (1989b). New calcareous nannofssils from the Jurassic. Journal of Micropalaeontology. 8: 91-96. gs V O

Bown, P. R. & Cooper, M. K. E. (1998). Jurassic. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 34-85. gs

Bown, P. R., Gibbs, S. J., Sheward, R., O’Dea, S. & Higgins, D. (2014). Searching for cells: the potential of fossil coccospheres in coccolithophore research. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 34(special): 5-21. gs V O

Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs V O

Grün, W. & Allemann, F. (1975). The Lower Cretaceous of Caravaca (Spain): Berriasian Calcareous Nannoplankton of the Miravetes Section (Subbetic Zone, Prov. of Murcia). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 68: 147-211. gs V O

Grün, W. & Zweili, F. (1980). Das kalkige Nannoplankton der Dogger-Malm-Grenze im Berner Jura bei Liesberg (Schweiz). Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt. 123: 231-341. gs V O

Medd, A. W. (1979). The Upper Jurassic coccoliths from the Haddenham and Gamlingay boreholes (Cambridgeshire, England). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 72: 19-109. gs V O

Noël, D. (1965b). Sur les Coccolithes du Jurassique Européen et d'Afrique du Nord. Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. 1-209. gs

Young, J. R. & Bown, P. R. (1991). An ontogenetic sequence of coccoliths from the Late Jurassic Kimmeridge Clay of England. Palaeontology. 34: 843-850. gs V O


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Watznaueria fossacincta compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-1-2021

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