Set number: 1110

  • C oamaruensis 1
Cribrocentrum oamaruensis
Final Epithet
Cribrocentrum oamaruensis (Deflandre in Deflandre & Fert, 1954) Varol, n. comb.

Discolithus oamaruensis Deflandre in Deflandre & Fert, 1954


Reticulofenestra oamaruensis (Deflandre in Deflandre & Fert, 1954) Stradner in Haq, 1968

Dimensions Of Holotype

Length: 13.8µm


Very large [>13.0µm], elliptical species of Cribrocentrum Perch-Nielsen 1971c having a central area with prominent non-porous birefringent mesh. The width of the central area is at least twice greater than the width of the pelaga.


Deflandre, G., Fert, C., 1954. Observations sur les coccolithophoridés actuels et fossiles en microscopie ordinaire et électronique. Annales de Paléontologie 40, 115-176.

Haq, B. U., 1968. Studies on upper Eocene calcareous nannoplankton from NW Germany. Stockholm Contributions in Geology 18, 13-74.