Staurolithites elongatus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Staurolithites -> Staurolithites elongatus
Sister taxa: << < S. leptostaurus, S. dorfii, S. handleyi, S. imbricatus, S. laffittei, S. lumina, S. mielnicensis, S. mitcheneri, S. angustus, S. mutterlosei, S. zoensis, S. aachenus, S. aenigma, S. dicandidula, S. ellipticus, S. elongatus, S. integer, S. parma, S. sp.,

Distinguishing features: long elliptical with broad crossbars


Taxonomy:

Citation: Staurolithites elongatus (Bukry, 1969) Burnett, 1997
Rank: Species
Basionym: Vagalapilla imbricata elongata Bukry, 1969

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Vagalapilla imbricata elongata *

Distinguishing features: long elliptical with broad crossbars

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, process, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-bicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 4->6┬Ám;
Sources: illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Late Maastrichtian Substage (66.04-69.91Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Santonian Stage (83.64-86.26Ma, base in Santonian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Staurolithites

    References:

    Bukry, D. (1969). Upper Cretaceous coccoliths from Texas and Europe. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions. Article 51 (Protista 2): 1-79. gs

    Burnett, J. A. (1997c). New species and new combinations of Cretaceous nannofossils and a note on the origin of Petrarhabdus (Deflandre) Wise & Wind. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 19(2): 133-146. gs

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

    Thibault, N. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the boreal Upper Campanian- Maastrichtian chalk of Denmark. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 30(1): 39-56. gs


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    Staurolithites elongatus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 9-4-2020

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