Nannotax3 - ntax_cenozoic - Hymenomonas globosa

Hymenomonas globosa

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolithales -> Hymenomonadaceae -> Hymenomonas -> Hymenomonas globosa
Sister taxa: H. coronata, H. globosa, H. lacuna, H. roseola, H. krejcigrafii, H. sp.


Citation: Hymenomonas globosa (Magne 1954) Gayral & Fresnel, 1976
Rank: Species
Basionym: Pontosphaera globosa Magne 1954

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Hymenomonas): Coccoliths with serated distal margin
This taxon: Coccolith with tube ca. 0.5 µm high, and funnel ca. 0.5 µm high

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: P. globosa *

Size: Cells 14-16µm

Cultures: strains of this species are maintained in culture, for details see Roscoff culture collection.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: vacant,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic,
MetricsLith size: 1->2µm; Segments: 14->16; Coccosphere size: 12->20µm;
Data source notes: RCC
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:


Gayral, P. & Fresnel, J. (1976). Nouvelles observations sur deux Coccolithophoracées marines: Cricosphaera roscoffensis (P. Dangeard) comb. nov. et Hymenomonas globosa (F. Magne) comb nov. Phycologia. 15(339-355): -. gs

Lefort, F. (1975). Etude du quelques Coccolithophoracees marines rapportees aux genres Hymenomonas et Ochros_phaera. 15, 213-229. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 1975(213-229): -. gs

Magne, F. (1954). Les Chrysophycées marines de la station biologique de Roscoff. Revue Generale de Botanique. 61: 389-415. gs

Pienaar, R. N. (1976). The microanatomy of Hymenomonas lacuna sp. nov. (Haptophyceae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 56: 1-11. gs

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


Hymenomonas globosa compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-1-2022

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