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Article: Guidelines for coccolith and calcareous nannofossil terminology

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 40
Part: 4
Publication Date: November 1997
Page(s): 875 912
Author(s): Jeremy R. Young, James A. Bergen, Paul R. Bown, Jackie A. Burnett, Andrea Fiorentino, Richard W. Jordan, Annelies Kleijne, Brigitta E. van Niel, A. J. Ton Romein and Katharina Von Salis
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YOUNG, J. R., BERGEN, J. A., BOWN, P. R., BURNETT, J. A., FIORENTINO, A., JORDAN, R. W., KLEIJNE, A., NIEL, B. E., ROMEIN, A. J., SALIS, K. 1997. Guidelines for coccolith and calcareous nannofossil terminology. Palaeontology40, 4, 875–912.

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The descriptive terminology applicable to coccoliths and other calcareous nannofosils is reviewed and revised. A listing of about 400 terms is given with brief explanations and explanatory figures. General terms are given first, followed by terms for specific taxonomic groups. Appendices list terms we have not used and summarize terms, such as caneolith, which have been proposed for particular types of coccoliths.
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