Paleogene Planktonic Foraminifera

Classification: pf_cenozoic
Sister taxa:
Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma) Granddaughter taxa


Citation: pf_cenozoic
Rank: informal group

Catalog entries: pf_cenozoic [not in catalog yet]

Type images:

NB The short diagnoses are used in the tables of daughter-taxa to act as quick summaries of the differences between e.g. species of one genus. They have initially been copied from the diagnostic characters/distinguishing features sections of the Eocene and Paleocene Atlases, they will be edited as the site is developed.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

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:



Paleogene Planktonic Foraminifera compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-3-2018

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