Nannotax3 - ntax_mesozoic - Kokia sp.

Kokia sp.


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Braarudosphaerales -> Other nannoliths with tangential c-axes -> Kokia -> Kokia sp.
Sister taxa: K. borealis, K. curvata, K. kayae, K. stellata, K. sp.

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Kokia): Stellate, multiradiate, rosette-shaped nannoliths constructed from >6 single crystal-unit radial rays that show grey to white birefringence under XPL.
This taxon: Specimens not identified to species level


Taxonomy:

Citation: Kokia sp.
Rank: generic level id

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Kokia): Stellate, multiradiate, rosette-shaped nannoliths constructed from >6 single crystal-unit radial rays that show grey to white birefringence under XPL.
This taxon: Specimens not identified to species level


Morphology:

We are using this category for images of specimens which can be identified to generic level but have not been definitively assigned to a single species.

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Ecology & Biogeography


Biology & life-cycles

Phylogenetic relations

Search data:
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Lith size: 0->0µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within (-Ma, top in "Holocene" stage). Data source:
First occurrence (base): within (-Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. (2005c). Early to Mid-Cretaceous Calcareous Nannoplankton from the Northwest Pacific Ocean, Leg 198, Shatsky Rise. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 198: 1-82. gs O

van Niel, B. E. (1994b). Scanning electron micrographs of the genus Kokia (incertae sedis). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 16(2): 75-77. gs V O


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Kokia sp. compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 30-11-2022

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