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Helicosphaera sp.


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Zygodiscales -> Helicosphaeraceae -> Helicosphaera -> Helicosphaera sp.
Sister taxa: H. carteri group, H. walbersdorfensis group, H. ampliaperta group, H. recta group, H. lophota group, H. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Helicosphaera sp.
taxonomic rank: generic level id

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Helicosphaera): Coccoliths with helical flange; arranged spirally on the coccosphere
This taxon: Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

Search data:
Lith size: 0->0µm;
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: same as genus
First occurrence (base): within NP12 zone (50.50-53.70Ma, base in Ypresian stage). Data source: same as genus

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2012). Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleogene equatorial Pacific (IODP Expedition 320 Sites U1331-1334). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 32(2): 3-51. gs O

Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs O

Bybell, L. (1975). Middle Eocene calcareous nannofossils at Little Stave Creek, Alabama. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology. 11(4): 177-247. gs O

Haq, B. U. (1973). Evolutionary trends in the Cenozoic coccolithophore genus Helicopontosphaera. Micropaleontology. 19(1): 32-52. gs

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1971c). Elektronenmikroskopische untersuchungen an Coccolithen und verwandten Formen aus dem Eozan von Danemark. Biologiske Skrifter, Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. 18(3): 1-76. gs O

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1977). Albian to Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from the Western South Atlantic, DSDP Leg 39. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 39: 699-823. gs O

Young, J. R. (1998). Neogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series . 225-265. gs


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Helicosphaera sp. compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 16-6-2024

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