Scyphosphaera globulata


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Zygodiscales -> Pontosphaeraceae -> Scyphosphaera -> Scyphosphaera globulata
Sister taxa: S. apsteinii, S. porosa ⟩⟨ S. brevis, S. globulata, S. hamptonii, S. hemirana, S. lagena ⟩⟨ S. campanula, S. intermedia, S. pulcherrima, S. tubifera, S. ventriosa ⟩⟨ S. columella, S. expansa, S. interstincta, S. olla, S. tercisensis, S. tubicena, S. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Scyphosphaera globulata Bukry and Percival, 1971
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Almost spherical, with narrow opening.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: S. globulata *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, cylindrical, CA: plate, pores, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 10->15µm;
Data source notes: lith height from OD & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

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:

References:

Bukry, D. & Percival, S. F. (1971). New Tertiary calcareous nannofossils. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology. 8: 123-146. gs V O

Müller, C. (1974b). Calcareous nannoplankton, Leg 25 (Western Indian Ocean). Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 25: 579-633. gs V O

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1977a). Albian to Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from the Western South Atlantic, DSDP Leg 39. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 39: 699-823. gs V O

Siesser, W. G. (1998). Calcareous nannofossil Genus Scyphosphaera: structure, taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny. Micropaleontology. 44(4): 351-384. gs

Young, J. R. (1998). Neogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 225-265. gs V O


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

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