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Quaternariella


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

Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Quaternariella obscura

Taxonomy:

Citation: Quaternariella Thomsen 1980
Rank: Genus
Type species: Quaternariella obscura Thomsen 1980
Taxonomic discussion: Predominantly known from holococcolith stage but heterococcoiths described by Thomsen & Ostergaard 2015

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Papposphaeraceae): Narrow-rimmed muroliths, mostly with prominent central structures.
This taxon: Coccolith distal rim serrated - elements pentagonal;
?monomorphic, no process

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Quaternariella *

See also: Quaternariella HOL ;

Search data:
LITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, plate,
Lith size: 0.1->0.2µm;
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 (0-0Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Thomsen, H. A. & Ostergaard, J. B. (2015). Coccolithophorids in Polar Waters: Mercedesia gen. nov., Ericiolus, Quaternariella and Porsildia gen. nov. Acta Protozoologica. 54: 155-169. gs

Thomsen, H. A. (1980). Quaternariella obscura gen. et sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae) from West Greenland. Phycologia. 19(4): 260-265. gs


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Quaternariella compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 29-11-2023

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