Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Pithonella discoidea

Pithonella discoidea


Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Thoracosphaeraceae -> Pithonellid -> Pithonella -> Pithonella discoidea
Sister taxa: P. atopa, P. cardiiformis, P. caucasia, P. discoidea, P. lamellata, P. microgranula, P. multicava, P. organica, P. ovalis, P. pyramidalis, P. siniformis, P. sp., P. sphaerica

Taxonomy:

Citation: Pithonella discoidea Willems 1992
Rank: species

Catalog entries:


Morphology:


Archeopyle: Pithonellid - circular, apical (Streng et al. 2004)

Size:

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Paleocene Sub-Epoch (61.61-66.04Ma, top in Danian stage). Data source: Wendler & Willems 2002
First occurrence (base): within Late Cretaceous Epoch (66.04-100.50Ma, base in Cenomanian stage). Data source: Wendler & Willems 2002

References:

Wendler, J. & Willems, H. (2002). Distribution pattern of calcareous dinoflagellate cysts across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary (Fish Clay, Stevns Klint, Denmark): Implications for our understanding of species-selective extinction. Geological Society of America, Special Papers. 356: 265-275. gs

Willems, H. (1992). Kalk-Dinoflagellaten aus dem Unter-Maastricht der Insel Rügen. Zeitschrift für Geologische Wissenschaften. 20(2): 155-178. gs


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