Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Thoracosphaera


Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Thoracosphaeraceae -> Tangential wall -> Thoracosphaera
Sister taxa: Calcigonellum, Calciodinellum, Centosphaera, Cervisiella, Fuettererella, Lebessphaera, Operculodinella, Scrippsiella, Thoracosphaera

Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Thoracosphaera wombatensis

Thoracosphaera heimii
Spherical; Wall of largish irregular weakly-interlocking elements with a perforate structure; c-axes tangential to surface and randomly oriented in plane of surface; opening sub-circular.
Thoracosphaera eichstaettensis

Thoracosphaera prolata

Thoracosphaera sp.


Citation: Thoracosphaera Kamptner 1927
Rank: Genus
Type species: Thoracosphaera pelagica Kamptner 1927

Catalog entries: Thoracosphaera *



Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Carnian Stage (228.35-237.00Ma, base in Carnian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database


Kamptner, E. (1927). Beitrag zur Kenntnis adriatischer Coccolithophoriden. Archiv für Protistenkunde. 58: 173-184. gs V O


Thoracosphaera compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 15-8-2022

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