Scyphosphaera lagena


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Zygodiscales -> Pontosphaeraceae -> Scyphosphaera -> Scyphosphaera lagena
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 lagena Kamptner, 1955
Rank: Species
Synonyms: S. turris Kamptner, 1955; S. aequatorialis Kamptner, 1963; -these two species are virtually identical to S. lagena. S turris was placed in synonymy with S. lagena by Siesser (1998) 
Variants:

Distinguishing features: Moderately elevated (3-5x as high as wide) with maximum width near base.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: S. lagena * , S. aequatorialis * , S. canescens * , S. cantharellus * , S. conica * , S. turris *


Morphology: Typically shows recurved sides but specimens with straght sides included here.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, cylindrical, hollow, CA: plate, pores, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 12->25µm;
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: Range very poorly constrained
Last occurrence (top): within NN18 zone (1.93-2.39Ma, top in Gelasian stage). Data source: Young 1998
First occurrence (base): within NN7 zone (10.89-11.90Ma, base in Serravallian stage). Data source: Young 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Kamptner, E. (1955). Fossile Coccolithineen-Skelettreste aus Insulinde. Eine mikropaläontologische Untersuchung. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde. ser 2, 50: 1-105. gs

Kamptner, E. (1963). Coccolithineen-Skelettreste aus Tiefseeablagerungen des Pazifischen Ozeans. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. 66: 139-204. 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. (1972b). Remarks on Late Cretaceous to Pleistocene coccoliths from the North Atlantic. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 12: 1003-1069. 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 lagena compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 25-7-2021

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