Nannotax3 - ntax_cenozoic - Acanthoica acanthifera

Acanthoica acanthifera


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Syracosphaerales -> Rhabdosphaeraceae -> Acanthoica -> Acanthoica acanthifera
Sister taxa: A. quattrospina, A. acanthifera, A. acanthos, A. biscayensis, A. janchenii, A. maxima, A. sp A ⟩⟨ A. backmanii, A. cohenii, A. laffittei, A. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Acanthoica acanthifera Lohmann 1912 ex Lohmann, 1913
Rank: Species
Synonyms: Acanthoica monospina Schiller 1925 [cf. Kleijne 1992]

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Acanthoica): Body coccoliths with well-developed radial lath cycle, low mound in centre; coccospheres polymorphic, usually some coccoliths with well-developed spines
This taxon: Like A. quattrospina but lamellar cycle forms hollow protrusion.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: A. acanthifera * , A. monospina *


Morphology:


Size:

Search data:
TagsLITHS: planolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, grill, process,
CSPH: equant, AAC, CFC, CROSS-POLARS: R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 1.5->2µm; Liths per sphere: 30->60
Data source notes: lith size from Kleijne 1992 (BC width); lith numbers from Yang & Wei 2003, range inferred from single estimate
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 (Young et al. 2003)
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source: [JRY rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Cros, L. & Fortuño, J. -M. (2002). Atlas of northwestern Mediterranean coccolithophores. Scientia Marina. 66: 1-186. gs V O

Kleijne, A. (1992). Extant Rhabdosphaeraceae (coccolithophorids, class Prymnesiophyceae) from the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean. Scripta Geologica. 100: 1-63. gs

Lohmann, H. (1913b). Über Coccolithophoriden. Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft. 23: 143-164. gs

Schiller, J. (1925). Die planktonischen Vegetationen des adriatischen Meeres. A. Die Coccolithophoriden-Vegetation in den Jahren 1911-14. Archiv für Protistenkunde. 51: 1-130. gs V O

Young, J. R., Geisen, M., Cros, L., Kleijne, A., Probert, I. & Ostergaard, J. B. (2003). A guide to extant coccolithophore taxonomy. Journal of Nannoplankton Research, Special Issue. 1: 1-132. gs V O


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Acanthoica acanthifera compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 6-7-2022

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