Rucinolithus wisei


Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Nannoliths inc sed - radiate multielement -> Rucinolithus -> Rucinolithus wisei
Sister taxa: R. hayi, R. magnus, R. oriens, R. wisei, R. pinnatus, R. sumastrocyclus, R. windleyae, R. sp.,

Distinguishing features: 6 imbricate, asymmetric rays


Taxonomy:

Citation: Rucinolithus wisei Thierstein, 1971
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Rucinolithus wisei *

Distinguishing features: 6 imbricate, asymmetric rays

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Valanginian Substage (136.41-139.39Ma, top in Valanginian stage). Data source: Bralower et al., 1989
First occurrence (base): within Late Berriasian Substage (139.39-141.93Ma, base in Berriasian stage). Data source: Bralower et al., 1989

Plot of occurrence data:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
  • Note to users in China - the diagram may not plot unless you use a VPN since I use google services on the website. If this is a problem please contact me 谢谢.
  • Taxon plotted: Rucinolithus wisei, synonyms included - Rucinolithus wisei;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Rucinolithus

    References:

    Applegate, J. L. & Bergen, J. A. (1988). Cretaceous calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of sediments recovered from the Galicia Margin, ODP Leg 103. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 103: 293-348. gs

    Bown, P. R. (2005c). Early to Mid-Cretaceous Calcareous Nannoplankton from the Northwest Pacific Ocean, Leg 198, Shatsky Rise. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 198: 1-82. gs

    Covington, J. M. & Wise, S. W. (1987). Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of a Lower Cretaceous deep-sea fan complex: Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 93 Site 603, lower continental rise off Cape Hatteras. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 93: 617-660. gs

    Thierstein, H. R. (1971). Tentative Lower Cretaceous Calcareous Nannoplankton Zonation. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 64: 459-488. gs


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    Rucinolithus wisei compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-11-2019

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    Maurice Kevin Cooper

    Hi Jerermy, Bralower et al. 1989 does not give a Late Valanginian age for R, wisei he place the top of R. wisei at the top of E calpionellid zone which is top Early Valanginian and between M13 and M12N polarity chron which is intra Early Valanginian in age in Gradstein 2012. I think the range should match the Neptune datebase in the Valanginian to Berriasian interval.

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    Jeremy Young

    cheers Kevin- I will change the LAD to Early Valanginian

    Jeremy

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