Calicasphaera concava


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> open-tube -> Calicasphaera -> Calicasphaera concava
Sister taxa: C. blokii, C. concava, C. diconstricta, C. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Calicasphaera concava Kleijne, 1991
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Liths circular, almost as high as wide, opening continuously from narrow base; proximal opening

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. concava *


Size: Spheres 7-11 µm, liths ca. 1.5-2 µm.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, circular, cylindrical, hollow, CA: vacant,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 1->1.5µm; Coccosphere size: 5->11µm; Liths per sphere: 30->65
Data source notes: morphom data from Yang & Wei (2003), Cros & Fortuño (2002) & Kleijne 1991
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. (1991). Holococcolithophorids from the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Micropaleontology. 17: 1-76. gs

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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Calicasphaera concava compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 11-4-2021

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