Nannotax3 - ntax_mesozoic - Schizosphaerellaceae

Schizosphaerellaceae


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Mesozoic non–coccoliths -> Schizosphaerellaceae
Sister taxa: Carnicalyxia, Cassianospica, Prinsiosphaera, Schizosphaerellaceae

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Mesozoic non–coccoliths): Calcispheres and other non-coccoliths found in nannofossil preps. Some taxa previously placed here have been moved to the calcareous dinoflagellates pages [Feb 2017]. 
This taxon: Large globular test with two interlocking sub-hemispherical valves formed from a geometric arrangement of equidimensional crystallites.


Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa
Schizosphaerella
Large globular test with two interlocking sub-hemispherical valves formed from a geometric arrangement of equidimensional crystallites.
S. punctulata
S. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Schizosphaerellaceae Deflandre, 1959
Rank: Family
Type species: Schizosphaerella Deflandre and Dangeard, 1938

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Schizosphaerellaceae [no catalog entry yet]

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Mesozoic non–coccoliths): Calcispheres and other non-coccoliths found in nannofossil preps. Some taxa previously placed here have been moved to the calcareous dinoflagellates pages [Feb 2017]. 
This taxon: Large globular test with two interlocking sub-hemispherical valves formed from a geometric arrangement of equidimensional crystallites.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-other,
MetricsLith size: 0->0µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Kimmeridgian Stage (100% up, 152.1Ma, in Kimmeridgian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): near base of Hettangian Stage (11% up, 201.1Ma, in Hettangian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. & Cooper, M. K. E. (1998). Jurassic. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 34-85. gs

Deflandre, G. & Dangeard, L. (1938). Schizosphaerella, un nouveau microfossile méconnu du Jurassique moyen et supérieur. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris. 207: 1115-1117. gs V O

Deflandre, G. (1959). Sur les nannofossiles calcaires et leur systématique. Revue de Micropaléontologie. 2: 127-152. gs


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Schizosphaerellaceae compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-10-2021

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