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Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Mesozoic non–coccoliths -> Cassianospica
Sister taxa: Carnicalyxia, Cassianospica, Prinsiosphaera, Schizosphaerellaceae

Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Cassianospica curvata

Cassianospica sp.
Specimens not identified to species level


Citation: Cassianospica Janofske, 1992
taxonomic rank: Genus
Type species: Cassianospica curvataJanofske, 1992

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Cassianospica [no catalog entry yet]

Search data:
LITHS: nannolith-other, rod-shaped,
Lith size: 8->15µm;
Data source notes: size range of included species
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Carnian Stage (100% up, 228.4Ma, in Carnian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Carnian Stage (228.35-237Ma, base in Carnian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Bown, P. R. & Cooper, M. K. E. (1998). Jurassic. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series . 34-85. gs O

Janofske, D. (1992). Calcareous nannofossils of the Alpine Upper Triassic. In, Hamrsmid, B. & Young, J. R. (eds) Nannoplankton Research, Proceedings of the 4th INA Conference, Prague 1991, vol I. Knihovnicka ZPN . 14a: 87-109. gs


Cassianospica compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 5-12-2023

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