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Syracosphaera andruleitii

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Syracosphaerales -> Syracosphaeraceae -> Syracosphaera -> SY molischii gp -> borealis type -> Syracosphaera andruleitii
Sister taxa: S. borealis, S. strigilis, S. pemmadiscus, S. andruleitii


Citation: Syracosphaera andruleitii Kleijne & Cros 2009
taxonomic rank: Species
Synonyms: Syracosphaera sp. type I of Kleijne 1993

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: S. andruleitii *

Search data:
LITHS: murolith, placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, grill, process,
CSPH: equant, CFC, XC, CROSS-POLARS: R-prominent, T-prominent,
Lith size: 1->2µm; Coccosphere size: 7->12µm; Liths per sphere: 80->140
Data source notes: lith length (BCs) from OD
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: present in the plankton - Kleijne & Cros 2009
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source: no known fossil record

Plot of occurrence data:


Kleijne, A. & Cros, L. (2009). Ten new extant species of the coccolithophore Syracosphaera and a revised classification scheme for the genus. Micropaleontology. 55(5): 425-462. gs

Kleijne, A. (1993b). Morphology, Taxonomy and distribution of extant coccolithophorids (Calcareous nannoplankton). PhD Thesis, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. 1-321. gs


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

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