Nannotax3 - ntax_cenozoic - Polycrater sp. Nannotax3 - ntax_cenozoic - Polycrater sp.

Polycrater sp.


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Alisphaeraceae -> Polycrater phase -> Polycrater sp.
Sister taxa: A. unicornis POL, A. gaudii POL, C. valliformis POL, P. sp. with lip-like borders, P. sp. minimum, P. sp. with slit, P. sp. ladle-like, P. sp. two petals modified two absent, P. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Polycrater sp.
taxonomic rank: generic level id
Taxonomic discussion: Polycrater coccospheres are quite distinctive in the light microscope but cannot be identified to species level, so an identification such as this seems inevitable.

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Polycrater phase): Phase with quadrate, cup-like nannoliths
This taxon: Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

Search data:
Lith size: 0->0┬Ám;
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 No known fossil record modern (0-0Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source: same as genus

Plot of occurrence data:

References:


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Polycrater sp. compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 10-12-2023

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