|Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)|
Like Coccolithus pelagicus but the tube cycle may be indistinct and the narrow central area is filled by a two-part oval bar with a transverse suture.
Medium to large elliptical Coccolithus with narrow central area filled or almost filled by a broad transverse disjunct bar.
Small to medium-sized elliptical Coccolithus with narrow central area filled by a birefringent broad, oval transverse bar, which is bright at around 45° to the polarizing direction.
Distinguishing features: Central area filled by broad bar
Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:Search data:
|Metrics||Lith size: 3->12µm;|
Last occurrence (top): in lower part of Chattian Stage (25% up, 26.8Ma, in Chattian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): in lower part of Ypresian Stage (28% up, 53.7Ma, in Ypresian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
Plot of occurrence data:
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