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Syracosphaera antiqua


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Syracosphaerales -> Syracosphaeraceae -> Syracosphaera -> Syracosphaera antiqua
Sister taxa: S. antiqua, S. repagula, S. sp.

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Syracosphaera):
This taxon: Rim very narrow; rhomboidal central plate 


Taxonomy:

Citation: Syracosphaera antiqua Bown, Lees & Young 2017
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: S. antiqua *

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Syracosphaera):
This taxon: Rim very narrow; rhomboidal central plate 


Morphology: Very small, elliptical, murolith coccoliths with narrow rims and wide central-areas spanned by numerous, short, broad, flat, regularly-spaced, radial laths that surround a broad, granular, rhomboidal central plate.

Size: Length = 1.7 μm, width = 1.3 μm.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, grill, plate,
MetricsLith size: 1.5->2.5µm;
Data source notes: original description & illustrated specimens
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Turonian Stage (89.77-93.90Ma, top in Turonian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 2017
First occurrence (base): within Turonian Stage (89.77-93.90Ma, base in Turonian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 2017

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R., Lees, J. A. & Young, J. R. (2017). On the Cretaceous origin of the Order Syracosphaerales and the genus Syracosphaera. Journal of Micropalaeontology. 36(2): 153-165. gs V O


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Syracosphaera antiqua compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 9-12-2021

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