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Hymenomonas krejcigrafii

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


Citation: Hymenomonas krejcigrafii Martini 1988
Rank: Species
Taxonomic discussion: The illustrated specimens do somewhat resemble modern Hymenomonas but the generic assignment is very tentative

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Hymenomonas): Coccoliths with serated distal margin
This taxon: Fossil coccolith species of similar size and shape to modern Hymenomonas. Thick-walled, elliptical.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: H. krejcigrafii *

Ecology & Biogeography: Described from neritic sediments of the Paratethys - so the right sort of environment for fossil Hymenomonas

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: vacant,
MetricsLith size: 2->3µm;
Data source notes: lith size from OD
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Miocene Epoch (5.33-23.03Ma, top in Messinian stage). Data source: Martini 1988
First occurrence (base): within Miocene Epoch (5.33-23.03Ma, base in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Martini 1988

Plot of occurrence data:


Martini, E. (1988). Nannoplankton-Massenvorkommen in den Corbicula-(=Schichten mit Hydrobia inflata) und Hydrobienschichten des Oberrheingrabens, des Mainzer und des Hanauer Beckens (Miozän). Geologisches Jahrbuch. A110: 205-227. gs


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

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