Calyptrosphaera sp. cf. heimdaliae

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> convex -> Calyptrosphaera sp. cf. heimdaliae
Sister taxa: C. sphaeroidea HOL, S. pulchra HOL oblonga type, S. pulchra HOL pirus type, C. divergens, C. galea, C. sp. cf. heimdaliae ⟩⟨ C. heimdaliae, C. radiata, Flosculosphaera, Gliscolithus


Citation: Calyptrosphaera sp. cf. heimdaliae of Cros & Fortuno 2002
Rank: Species
Taxonomic discussion: This morphotype illustrated by Cros & Fortuno 2002 appears to be a distinct species. We have termed it Calyptrosphaera sp. cf. heimdaliae following Cros & Fortuno (2002), but it is also similar to C. galea

Distinguishing features: Low wall with domal cover, ring of small perforations at base of cover and an apical perforation

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. sp. cf. heimdaliae [no catalog entry yet]

Search data:
MetricsLith size: 0->0µm;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: described from plankton
First occurrence (base): within Extant modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source: no known fossil record

Plot of occurrence data:


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


Calyptrosphaera sp. cf. heimdaliae compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 8-3-2021

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