Papposphaera thomsenii


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Papposphaeraceae -> Papposphaera -> Papposphaera thomsenii
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 thomsenii Norris, 1983
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Central areas with axial cross;
Process 5-6 µm high, tall stem supports narrow cone of four elements.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: P. thomsenii *


Size: Coccoliths 1.5-2 µm long;

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, ca_disjunct, process,
CSPH: equant, CFC,
MetricsLith size: 1.5->2µm;
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:

Norris, R. E. (1983). The family position of Papposphaera Tangen and Pappomonas Manton & Oates (Prymnesiophyceae) with records from the Indian Ocean. Phycologia. 22(2): 161-169. 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 thomsenii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 1-3-2021

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