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CATALOG - Orthopithonella

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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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Current identification/main database link: Orthopithonella Keupp, in Keupp & Mutterlose 1984

Compiled data

Citation: Orthopithonella Keupp, in Keupp & Mutterlose 1984
Rank: Genus
Type species: Pithonella gustafsoni Bolli, 1974
Language: DE
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): 12170
Current citation: Orthopithonella Keupp, in Keupp & Mutterlose 1984


Keupp, H. & Mutterlose, J. (1984). Organismen-Verteilung in den D-Beds von Speeton (Unterkreide, England) unter besonderer Ber├╝cksichtigung der kalkigen Dinoflagellaten-Zysten. Facies. 10: 153-178. gs


Orthopithonella: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci. Viewed: 29-3-2023

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