Centumgemina scissurata

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Coccolith genera inc sed -> Centumgemina -> Centumgemina scissurata
Sister taxa: C. scissurata, C. simplex


Citation: Centumgemina scissurata (Mai 2001) Mai & Aubry 2005
Rank: Species
Basionym: Prinsius scissuratus Mai 2001

Distinguishing features: Minute (1.5-2µm) irregularly oblong placoliths apparently composed of a single cycle of elements; central area an open slit.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: P. scissuratus *

Size: Coccoliths 1.5-2.0µm long; Coccosphere ca 11 µm in diameter with ca 250 coccoliths (Mai 2001).

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: vacant,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic,
MetricsLith size: 1.5->2┬Ám;
Data source notes: lith length from OD
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP1 zone (65.47-66.04Ma, top in Danian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within NP1 zone (65.47-66.04Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: original description

Plot of occurrence data:


Mai, H. & Aubry, M. -P. (2005). Centumgemina, n. gen., a new coccolithophorid taxon from Geulhemmerberg airshaft section, Lower Paleocene, The Netherlands. Micropaleontology. 51(3): 262-. gs

Mai, H. (2001). New coccolithophorid taxa fom the Guelhemmerberg airshaft. Lower Paleocene, The Netherlands. Micropaleontology. 47: 144-154. gs


Centumgemina scissurata compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 1-3-2021

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