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Watznaueria coronata

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Mesozoic Survivors -> Watznaueriaceae -> Watznaueria -> Watznaueria coronata
Sister taxa: W. coronata, W. sp.


Citation: Watznaueria coronata Gartner (1967) emend Bukry 1969
Rank: Species
Taxonomic discussion: Usually regarded as a junior synonym of W. barnesiae but cited as a K/T survivor species by Hildebrand-Habel & Mai 1999 and Mai et al. 1997

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: W. coronata + *



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Search data:
LITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_conjunct, closed,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, R-prominent,
Lith size: 0->0µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Notes: The species W. coronata is poorly defined and so it is dificult to give it a range in the Cretaceous.
Last occurrence (top): within Danian Stage (61.61-66.04Ma, top in Danian stage). Data source: recorded occurrences in Mai et al 1997
First occurrence (base): within Late Cretaceous Epoch (66.04-100.50Ma, base in Cenomanian stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:


Hildebrand-Habel, T. & Mai, H. (1999). External and internal views of coccospheres: Notes on a new cracking technique. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 21(1): 27-29. gs V O

Mai, H. (2001). New coccolithophorid taxa fom the Guelhemmerberg airshaft. Lower Paleocene, The Netherlands. Micropaleontology. 47: 144-154. gs

Mai, H., von Salis, K., Willems, H. & Romein, A. J. T. (1997a). Fossil coccospheres from the K/T boundary section from Geulhemmerberg, The Netherlands. Micropaleontology. 43: 281-303. gs


Watznaueria coronata compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 31-1-2023

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