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Discoaster bellus

Source Data
SourceIDLink
Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID (GBIF)3201671https://www.gbif.org/species/3201671
PaleoBioDB ID (PBDB)255401https://paleobiodb.org/classic/checkTaxonInfo?taxon_no=255401
Rankspecies
Taxonomy (GBIF)Life : Chromista : Haptophyta : Prymnesiophyceae : Coccolithales : Coccolithaceae : Discoaster : Discoaster bellus
Taxonomy (PBDB)Life : Haptophyta : Prymnesiophyceae : Discoaster : Discoaster bellus
Taxonomic Status (GBIF)accepted
Classification
(PBDB,GBIF)
RankNameAuthor
-Eukaryota
-Chromalveolata
phylumHaptophytaHibberd ex Cavalier-Smith 1986
classPrymnesiophyceaeHibberd 1976
subclassPrymnesiophycidaeCavalier-Smith 1986
genusDiscoasterTan 1902
speciesDiscoaster bellusBukry & Percival 1971
Generic NameDiscoaster
Scientific NameDiscoaster bellus Bukry & Percival, 1971
Opinions (PBDB)
NameRankOpinionEvidenceAuthor
Discoaster bellusspeciesbelongs to Discoasterstated with evidenceBukry and Percival, 1971
Status (PBDB)extinct
Taxon Size (PBDB)1
First Recorded Appearance11.6 - 7.2 Ma
Miocene
Last Recorded Appearance11.6 - 7.2 Ma
Miocene
Environmentoceanic,oligotrophic,marine,brackish (based on Haptophyta)
Motilitypassively mobile (based on Haptophyta)
Dietphotoautotroph (based on Haptophyta)
Taphonomylow Mg calcite (based on Haptophyta)
Primary Reference (PBDB)C. Faranda, P. Cipollari, and D. Cosentino, E. Gliozzi, G. Pipponzi. 2008. Late Miocene ostracod assemblages from eastern Mediterranean coral reef complexes (central Crete, Greece). Revue de micropaléontologie (51):287-308

Fossil Distribution

Synonymy List

YearName and Author
1971Discoaster bellus Bukry and Percival

References

Faranda C., Cipollari P., et al (2008) Late Miocene ostracod assemblages from eastern Mediterranean coral reef complexes (central Crete, Greece), Revue de micropaléontologie 51, 287-308
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
 
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