Final Epithet
Coccolithus crassipons Bouché, 1962a

Coccolithus crassipons Bouché, 1962a


Coccolithus peseudocarteri Hay, Mohler & Wade, 1966


Medium to large size (4.0-10.0µm), elliptical species of Coccolithus Schwarz (1894) having a narrow central opening spanned by a permanent diagonal bar.

Coccolithus crassipons, together with Coccolithus pelagicus, exit from low latitude waters in Calabrian [estimated ages of 1.8 Ma in Gabon and 1.49 Ma in Santos Basin, Brazil].


Bouché, P. M., 1962a. Nannofossiles calcaires de Lutétien du Bassin de Paris. Revue de Micropaléontologie 5, 75-103.

Hay, W. W., Mohler, H. P., Wade, M. E., 1966. Calcareous nannofossils from Nal'chik (northwest Caucasus). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 59, 379-399.

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