Set number: 767

  • Coccolithus pauxillus 43211 1
  • Coccolithus pauxillus 43212 2
  • Coccolithus pauxillus 43215 3
  • Coccolithus pauxillus 43216 4
Coccolithus anulatus, Late Paleocene, DSDP Leg 39, Sites 354, Ceará Rise, North Atlantic Ocean
Final Epithet
Coccolithus anulatus (Reinhardt, 1966a) Wise, 1973

Cyclococcolithus anulatus Reinhardt, 1966a


Coccolithus pauxillus Bown, 2010 [Substitute for Coccolithus minimus Bown, 2005d, that is a homonym of Coccolithus minimus Kamptner, 1963]


Small (<5.0µm), circular species of Coccolithus Schwarz (1894) having a narrow central opening without any central structure.


Bown, P. R., 2005d. Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research 27(1), 21-95.

Bown, P. R., 2010. Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum interval of southern Tanzania (TDP Site 14). Journal of Nannoplankton Research 31(1), 11-38.

Kamptner, E., 1963. Coccolithineen-Skelettreste aus Tiefseeablagerungen des Pazifischen Ozeans. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 66, 139-204.

Reinhardt, P., 1966a. Fossile Vertreter coronoider und styloider Coccolithen (Family Coccolithaceae Poche 1913). Monatsberichte der Deutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 8, 513-524.

Schwarz, E. H. L., 1894. Coccoliths. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 14, 341-346.

Wise, S. W., 1973. Calcareous nannofossils from cores recovered during Leg 18, Deep Sea Drilling Project: biostratigraphy and observations on diagenesis. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project 18, 569-615.