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Pithonella ovalis

Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Thoracosphaeraceae -> Pithonellid -> Pithonella -> Pithonella ovalis
Sister taxa: P. atopa, P. cardiiformis, P. caucasia, P. discoidea, P. lamellata, P. microgranula, P. multicava, P. organica, P. ovalis, P. pyramidalis, P. siniformis, P. sp., P. sphaerica


Citation: Pithonella ovalis (Kaufmann in Heer 1865) Lorenz 1902
Rank: species
Basionym: Lagena ovalis Kaufmann in Heer 1865
Synonyms: Fissurina ovalis
Taxonomic discussion: type species of genus

Catalog entries: <. ovalis Kaufmann in Heer 1865 [no catalog entry yet]


Wall structure: pithonellid
Archeopyle: Pithonellid - circular, apical (Streng et al. 2004)


Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Paleocene Sub-Epoch (61.61-66.04Ma, top in Danian stage). Data source: Wendler & Willems 2002
First occurrence (base): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, base in Albian stage). Data source: Dias-Brito 2000


Dias-Brito, D. (2000). Global stratigraphy, palaeobiogeography and palaeoecology of Albian–Maastrichtian pithonellid calcispheres: impact on Tethys configuration. Cretaceous Research. 21: 315-349. gs

Heer, O. (1865). Die Urwelt der Schweiz. Friedrich Schulthess, Zürich. 1-622. gs

Lorenz, T. (1902). Geologische Studien im Grenzgebiete zwischen helvetischer und ostalpiner Fazies. Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Freiburg. 12: 34-95. gs

Wendler, J. & Willems, H. (2002). Distribution pattern of calcareous dinoflagellate cysts across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary (Fish Clay, Stevns Klint, Denmark): Implications for our understanding of species-selective extinction. Geological Society of America, Special Papers. 356: 265-275. gs


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