Nannotax3 - ntax_mesozoic - Calyculaceae

Calyculaceae


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Calyculaceae
Sister taxa: Axopodorhabdaceae, Biscutaceae, Calyculaceae, Cretarhabdaceae, Mazaganellaceae, Prediscosphaeraceae, Tubodiscaceae

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Podorhabdales): Placolith (or modified placolith) coccoliths showing little or no imbrication. Typically, V-units form distal shield, R-units form proximal shield.
This taxon: Elevated placoliths, tube tall and proximal shield reduced; central-area with variable proximal cover.
The distal shield is formed from V-units and the proximal shield from R-units. Commonly observed in side view.


Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa
Calyculus
High, broad, flaring distal-shield composed of radial, non-imbricating elements, and a proximal-shield which is often reduced to a simple, narrow cycle of elements; central-area structures are highly variable, including numerous bars, concentric structures, nets and grills.
C. cribrum
C. depressus
C. noeliae
C. hommerili
C. serrai
C. absolutus
C. derivatus
C. magnus
C. sp.

Carinolithus
Trumpet-shaped coccoliths with small, disc-like proximal shield and high, flaring distal shield.
C. magharensis
C. superbus
C. poulnabronei
C. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Calyculaceae Noël, 1973
Rank: Family

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Calyculaceae [no catalog entry yet]

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Podorhabdales): Placolith (or modified placolith) coccoliths showing little or no imbrication. Typically, V-units form distal shield, R-units form proximal shield.
This taxon: Elevated placoliths, tube tall and proximal shield reduced; central-area with variable proximal cover.
The distal shield is formed from V-units and the proximal shield from R-units. Commonly observed in side view.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith,
MetricsLith 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): in mid part of Bathonian Stage (50% up, 167.2Ma, in Bathonian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): in lower part of Pliensbachian Stage (40% up, 187.6Ma, in Pliensbachian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

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

Noël, D. (1973). Nannofossiles calcaires de sédiments jurassiques finement laminés. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. 75: 95-156. gs V O


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Calyculaceae compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-11-2021

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