Citation: Scyphosphaera globulata Bukry and Percival, 1971Rank: Species
Distinguishing features: Parent taxon (Scyphosphaera): Coccospheres with Pontosphaera-like body coccoliths and equatorial coccoliths with rims elevated into vase-like structures (lopadoliths). This taxon: Almost spherical, with narrow opening.
Geological Range: Notes: Distinctive and common Late Miocene - Pliocene speces. Last occurrence (top): within NN18 zone (1.93-2.39Ma, top in Gelasian stage). Data source: Young 1998 First occurrence (base): within NN11 zone (5.59-8.29Ma, base in Tortonian stage). Data source: Young 1998
Plot of occurrence data:
Range-bar - range as quoted above, pink interval top occurs in, green interval base occurs in.
Triangles indicate an event for which a precise placement has been suggested
Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
Taxon plotted: Scyphosphaera globulata, synonyms included - Scyphosphaera globulata;