Saepiovirgata


Classification: Mesozoic -> Holococcoliths -> Rarer genera -> Saepiovirgata
Sister taxa: Bifidalithus, Bilapillus, Multipartis, Munarinus, Octolithus, Okkolithus, Ottavianus, Pharus, Ramsaya, Russellia, Saepiovirgata, Acuturris, Anfractus, Duocameratus, Lacunolithus-Bown, Metadoga, Nicholasia, Paulpearsonia, Petrobrasiella, Pseudoconus, Semihololithus, Stereorhabdus, Tanzanella, Thecatus, unidentified holococcoliths,

Distinguishing features: Holococcoliths with rim formed from 8-12 elements, and 2 longitudinally-oriented elongate blocks in the central-area.


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)

Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Saepiovirgata Varol, 1991
Rank: Genus
Type species: Saepiovirgata biferula Varol, 1991

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Saepiovirgata *

Distinguishing features: Holococcoliths with rim formed from 8-12 elements, and 2 longitudinally-oriented elongate blocks in the central-area.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Campanian Stage (100% up, 72.1Ma, in Campanian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Campanian Stage (0% up, 83.6Ma, in Campanian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs

Varol, O. (1991). New Cretaceous and Tertiary Calcareous Nannofossils. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen. 182: 211-237. gs


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Saepiovirgata compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-10-2019

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