Calyptrosphaera cialdii


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> flat-topped -> Calyptrosphaera -flat -> Calyptrosphaera cialdii
Sister taxa: C. cialdii, C. dentata

Taxonomy:

Citation: Calyptrosphaera cialdii Borsetti & Cati, 1976
Rank: Species
Taxonomic discussion: Rarely reported. The specimens illustrated here have less distinct central depression than the type form but otherwise are very similar

Distinguishing features: Liths with broad flat rim and central depression, hexagonal mesh fabric.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. cialdii *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, hollow, CA: closed,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 2.3->2.9µm; Coccosphere size: 15->17µm; Liths per sphere: 64->130
Data source notes: morphom data from Cros & Fortuño (2002)
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:

Borsetti, A. M. & Cati, F. (1976). Il Nannoplancton calcareo vivente nel Tirreno Centro-meridionale. Parte II. Giornale di Geologia. 40(1): 209-240. gs V O

Cros, L. & Fortuño, J. -M. (2002). Atlas of northwestern Mediterranean coccolithophores. Scientia Marina. 66: 1-186. gs V O

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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Calyptrosphaera cialdii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 20-4-2021

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