Papposphaera bourrellii


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Papposphaeraceae -> Papposphaera -> Papposphaera bourrellii
Sister taxa: P. lepida ⟩⟨ P. obpyramidalis, P. simplicissima ⟩⟨ P. sagittifera, P. sarion, P. arctica, P. iugifera, P. heldalii ⟩⟨ P. bourrellii, P. thomsenii, P. sp. type 1, P. sp. type 2, P. sp. type 3, P. sp. type 4, P. sp. type 5, P. sp. type 6, P. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Papposphaera bourrellii Thomsen & Buck, 1998
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Central areas with axial cross
Processes ca 3.5 µm long with calyx-like distal appendage.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: P. bourrellii [no catalog entry yet]


Size: Cell spherical, ca. 4 µm. Coccoliths ca. 0.8 x 0.5 µm

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, ca_disjunct, process,
CSPH: equant, CFC,
MetricsLith size: 0.7->0.9µm;
Data source notes: lith size (BC diameter) from OD
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:

References:

Thomsen, H. A. & Buck, K. R. (1998). Nanoflagellates of East Pacific coastal Waters: Morphology, taxonomy, and biogeography of weakly calcified coccolithophorids (Prymnesiophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie. 19: 29-48. 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


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Papposphaera bourrellii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 1-3-2021

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