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CATALOG - Calcispheres

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Original descriptions of taxa. For coccolithophores, and many calcispheres, these are pages from the Farinacci & Howe Catalog of Calcareous Nannofossils. In other cases (e.g. non-calcifying haptophytes) the data is directly compiled on this site. The "Catalogue of Calcareous Nannofossils" was originally compiled by Prof A. Farinacci 1969-1989, since 2000 it has been updated and extended by Richard Howe - see The Farinacci and Howe Catalog - an Introduction.
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Asterosphaerella Villain 1975
= Calcispheres inc sedis
A. alveolata

Bonetocardiella Dufour 1968
= Calcispheres inc sedis
B. conoidea extraflexa
B. neumannae

Cadosina Wanner 1940
= Calcispheres inc sedis

Cadosinella Vogler 1941
= Calcispheres inc sedis
C. gracillimoides

= Calcigonellum
C. ansatum
C. polymorphum
C. polymorphum dentatum
C. polymorphum tenue

Calciodinellum Deflandre 1947
= Calciodinellum
C. levantinum

Carinellum Keupp 1981
= Carinellum
C. conulum
C. monocarinatum

Carpistomiosphaera Novak 1968
= Calcispheres inc sedis
C. tithonica

Cervisiella Hildebrand-Habel et al. 1999
= Cervisiella

Colomisphaera Nowak 1968
= Calcispheres inc sedis
C. cieszynica
C. ornata

Favolithora Stradner 1961
= Calcispheres inc sedis
F. cyclopia

Hemistomiosphaera Nowak 1968
= Calcispheres inc sedis

Kainoconus Iturralde Vinent 1967
= Calcispheres inc sedis
K. ovalis

Lebessphaera Meier et al. 2002

L. urania

Nephrodinella Keupp 1981
= Nephrodinella
N. reniformis

Obliquipithonella Keupp, in Keupp & Mutterlose 1984

O. balcanica
O. oviformis
O. rhombica

Orthopithonella Keupp, in Keupp & Mutterlose 1984
= Orthopithonella

Palinosphaera Reinsch 1905
= Calcispheres inc sedis
P. brezovica

Parastomiosphaera Nowak 1968
= Calcispheres inc sedis

Pithonella Lorenz 1902
= Pithonella

Retesphaera Hildebrand-Habel, Willems & Versteegh 1999
= Retesphaera
R. diadema

Scrippsiella Balech 1959 ex Loeblich III 1965
= Scrippsiella
S. sweeneyi
S. triquetracapitata

Stomiosphaera Wanner 1940
= Calcispheres inc sedis

Thoracosphaera Kamptner 1927
= Thoracosphaera

Current identification:

Compiled data

Citation: Calcispheres
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): n/a

Original Description



Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
Thes are mostly calcareous dinoflagellates, but also include some taxa of uncertain affinity.



Calcispheres: Catalog entry compiled by Jeremy Young. Viewed: 24-5-2022

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