Pontosphaera panarium


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Zygodiscales -> Pontosphaeraceae -> Pontosphaera -> Pontosphaera panarium
Sister taxa: P. multipora, P. discopora, P. distincta, P. enormis, P. desuetoidea, P. geminipora, P. longiforaminis, P. megapachydisca, P. veta ⟩⟨ P. syracusana, P. alta, P. panarium, P. versa, P. wallacei, P. latoculata, P. sp.A ⟩⟨ P. formosa, P. wechesensis, P. fimbriata, P. brinkhuisii, P. hollisii, P. romansii ⟩⟨ P. japonica, P. plana, P. rimosa ⟩⟨ P. pectinata, P. wilsonii> >>

Taxonomy:

Citation: Pontosphaera panarium (Deflandre in Deflandre & Fert, 1954) Aubry, 1986
Rank: Species
Basionym: Discolithus panarium Deflandre in Deflandre & Fert, 1954
Taxonomic discussion: Like Pontosphaera versa but the plate is dark in XPL.

Distinguishing features: Pontosphaera with elevated, birefringent rim and a thin, low birefringence plate without perforations.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: D. panarium *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: pores, closed, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 8->15µm;
Data source notes: lith size from OD & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP23 zone (29.62-32.02Ma, top in Rupelian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]
First occurrence (base): within NP15 zone (42.87-46.29Ma, base in Lutetian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Aubry, M-P. (1986a). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of northwestern Europe. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology. 55: 267-334. gs

Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs V O

Deflandre, G. & Fert, C. (1954). Observations sur les coccolithophoridés actuels et fossiles en microscopie ordinaire et électronique. Annales de Paléontologie. 40: 115-176. gs

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1967b). Nannofossilien aus dem Eozan von Danemark. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 60: 19-32. gs V O


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Pontosphaera panarium compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 26-2-2021

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