Nannotax3 - ntax_Farinacci - Kamptneriaceae

CATALOG - Kamptneriaceae


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Folders this level: Kamptneriaceae, Kamptnerius, Kataspinifera, Kilwalithus, Koczyia, Kokia

Original descriptions of taxa. For coccolithophores, and many calcispheres, these are pages from the Farinacci & Howe Catalog of Calcareous Nannofossils. In other cases (e.g. non-calcifying haptophytes) the data is directly compiled on this site. The "Catalogue of Calcareous Nannofossils" was originally compiled by Prof A. Farinacci 1969-1989, since 2000 it has been updated and extended by Richard Howe - see The Farinacci and Howe Catalog - an Introduction.
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Citation: Kamptneriaceae Bown & Hampton in Young & Bown 1997
Rank: Family
Type species: Kamptnerius Deflandre, 1959.
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): n/a


Original Description

Modified loxolith coccoliths, with distinctive LM images consisting of a narrow to moderately-broad rim with a narrow, dark outer cycle; a diagnostic, bright median cycle; and a dark, inner cycle. Central-area structures are generally dark in LM, and may be a transverse bar, crossbars or plate, usually perforate; proximally-situated fine nets may be seen when preservation is good. Rim structure varies from apparently typical loxolith (e.g. Thierstein, 1974: pl.4, figs 1, 9, 12) to placolith-like, with at least three (pseudo) 'shields' (e.g. Thierstein, 1974: pl.7, figs 6, 8). The tiered nature is produced by lateral protrusions from the outer cycle of the loxolith wall. The V-unit cycle dominates the wall, but is penetrated by a thin cycle of R-units, seen as a peg-like cycle in proximal view, and a median cycle in distal view, and it is this cycle which creates the distinctive LM image.

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Editors' Notes

References:

Thierstein, H. R. (1974). Calcareous nannoplankton - Leg 26, Deep Sea Drilling Project. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 26: 619-667. gs V O

Young, J. R. & Bown, P. R. (1997b). Higher classification of calcareous nannofossils. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 19(1): 15-20. gs V O


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Kamptneriaceae: Catalog entry compiled by Jeremy Young. Viewed: 30-9-2022

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