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Picarola


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Papposphaeraceae -> Picarola
Sister taxa: Papposphaera, Pappomonas, Balaniger, Formonsella, Quaternariella ⟩⟨ Ventimolina, Wigwamma, Pseudowigwamma ⟩⟨ Kataspinifera, Picarola, Vexillarius, Pocillithus

Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Picarola margalefii
See generic diagnosis (genus is monospecific)
Picarola sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species

Taxonomy:

Citation: Picarola Cros & Estrada, 2004
taxonomic rank: Genus
Type species: Picarola margalefii Cros & Estrada, 2004

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Papposphaeraceae): Narrow-rimmed muroliths, mostly with prominent central structures.
This taxon: Coccospheres varimorphic. All liths with curved quadrate process, but CFCs with larger processes.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Picarola *

Search data:
LITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, process, diagonal cross,
CSPH: equant, elongated, CFC,
Lith size: 0.7->0.9µm; Coccosphere size: 6->12µm;
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: Total of ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Cros, L. & Estrada, M. (2004). Picarola margalefii, gen. et sp. nov., a new planktonic coccolithophore from NW Mediterranean waters. Scientia Marina. 68(Suppl 1): 243-248. gs


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Picarola compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 1-3-2024

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