Centumgemina simplex

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


Citation: Centumgemina simplex (Mai 2001) Mai & Aubry 2005
Rank: Species
Basionym: Prinsius simplex Mai 2001
Taxonomic discussion: Only one coccosphere found in the original study, and not reported since to our knowledge.

Distinguishing features: Simllar to C. scissurata but larger

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: P. simplex *

Size: Coccoliths ca 3.5µm long; coccospheres ca 19µm diameter with ca 140 coccoliths (Mai 2001)

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: vacant,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic,
MetricsLith size: 3->4µm;
Data source notes: lith length from OD and slightly extended
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

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

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