Calyptrolithina multipora


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> flat-topped -> S. mediterranea HOL type -> Calyptrolithina multipora
Sister taxa: C. multipora, S. histrica HOL, S. mediterranea HOL gracillima type, S. mediterranea HOL hellenica type, S. mediterranea HOL wettsteinii type

Taxonomy:

Citation: Calyptrolithina multipora (Gaarder in Heimdal & Gaarder 1980) Norris, 1985
Rank: Species
Basionym: Corisphaera multipora Gaarder in Heimdal & Gaarder 1980
Synonyms:

Distinguishing features: BCs tube simple; distal surface flat, slightly recessed below top of tube; numerous hexagonal/star-shaped pores; central boss.
CFCs zygoliths, open tube spanned by robust bridge, with low pointed leaf.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. multipora *


Size: Liths ca. 2.5 µm long.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, hollow, CA: pores,
CSPH: elongated, CFC, CROSS-POLARS: V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 2.2->2.6µm; Coccosphere size: 16->18µm; Liths per sphere: 60->80
Data source notes: lith size from Kleijne 1991; csph size from illustraed specimens; lith numbers from Yang & Wei 2003, range of estimates
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 Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: [JRY rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Andruleit, H., Rogalla, U. & Staeger, S. (2005). Living coccolithophores recorded during the onset of upwelling conditions off Oman in the western Arabian Sea. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 1-14. gs V O

Heimdal, B. R. & Gaarder, K. R. (1980). Coccolithophorids from the northern part of the eastern central Atlantic I. Holococcolithophorids. “Meteor” Forschungsergebnisse, Reihe D, Biologie. 32: 1-14. gs

Kleijne, A. (1991). Holococcolithophorids from the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Micropaleontology. 17: 1-76. gs

Norris, R. E. (1985). Indian Ocean nanoplankton. II. Holococcolithophorids (Calyptrosphaeraceae, Prymnesiophyceae) with a review of extant genera. Journal of Phycology. 21: 619-641. gs

Okada, H. & McIntyre, A. (1977). Modern coccolithophores of the Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans. Micropaleontology. 23(1): 1-55. 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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Calyptrolithina multipora compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 20-4-2021

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