Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolithales -> Coccolithaceae -> Hughesius -> Hughesius sp.
Sister taxa: H. gizoensis, H. tasmaniae, H. youngii, H. sp.
Citation: Hughesius sp. Rank: generic level id
Distinguishing features: Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species
Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:
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|Metrics||Lith size: 0->0µm; |
Last occurrence (top): within NN11 zone (5.59-8.29Ma, top in Messinian stage). Data source: same as genus
First occurrence (base): within NP21 zone (32.92-34.44Ma, base in Priabonian stage). Data source: same as genus
Plot of occurrence data:
- Range-bar - range as quoted above, pink interval top occurs in, green interval base occurs in.
- Triangles indicate an event for which a precise placement has been suggested
- (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Hughesius
Bown, P. R. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2012). Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleogene equatorial Pacific (IODP Expedition 320 Sites U1331-1334). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 32(2): 3-51. gs V O