Papposphaeraceae


Classification: Mesozoic -> Heterococcoliths inc sedis -> Papposphaeraceae
Sister taxa: Papposphaeraceae, Unidentified Mesozoic heterococcoliths, globular inc sedis, muroliths inc sedis, placoliths inc sedis, planoliths inc sedis,


Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma) Granddaughter taxa
Minute muroliths with prominent spine, rim non-imbricate typically with serrated distal margin.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Papposphaeraceae Jordan & Young 1990
Rank: Family

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

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Turonian Stage (89.77-93.90Ma, top in Turonian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Turonian Stage (89.77-93.90Ma, base in Turonian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Jordan, R.W. & Young, J.R., (1990). Proposed changes to the classification system of living Coccolithophorids. International Nannoplankton Association Newsletter, 12(1): 15-18.


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Papposphaeraceae compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 11-12-2017

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