CATALOG - Calyptrolithus


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Original descriptions of taxa. For coccolithophores, and many calcispheres, these are pages from the 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 compiled by Prof A. Farinacci 1969-1989 and updated by Richard Howe 2000-2016 - see also this page.
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Calyptrolithus cedus Kamptner 1967

Calyptrolithus galerus Kamptner 1948
= Unidentifiable nannofossil
Calyptrolithus hemisphaericus Kamptner 1948
= Unidentifiable nannofossil
Calyptrolithus lucasi Gardet 1955
= Unidentifiable nannofossil
Calyptrolithus morionum Deflandre in Deflandre & Fert 1954
= Blackites morionum
Calyptrolithus subtilis Kamptner 1963



Current identification/main database link: Unidentifiable nannofossil

Compiled data

Citation: Calyptrolithus Kamptner 1948
Rank: Genus
Type species: Not given. Calyptrolithus galerus Kamptner (1948) subs. des. by Deflandre in Piveteau (1952)
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): 1017
Language: EN
Current citation: Unidentifiable nannofossil


Editors' Notes
Probably a Pontosphaera species, (and so a junior synonym of P. multipora or P. discopora) although with this type of shadow TEM precise identification is not possible.

References:

Kamptner, E. (1948). Coccolithen aus dem Torton des Inneralpinen Wiener Beckens. Anzeiger der Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematische-Naturwissenschafliche Klasse, Wien. 157: 1-16. gs V O


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Calyptrolithus: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci. Viewed: 2-3-2021

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