Classification: Coccolithophores -> Nannolith families inc sed -> Lithostromationaceae -> Lacunolithus
Sister taxa: Lithostromation, Imperiaster, Lacunolithus, Martiniaster, Isolithus,

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


Citation: Lacunolithus Lyul'eva, 1989
Rank: Genus
Type species:

Distinguishing features: Disk-shaped with ca 10 radiate ridges

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Lacunolithus

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, circular, rosette-shaped, star-shaped,
CSPH: not known, V-UNITS: all, V-prominent, R-UNITS: none, DETAILS: 1ou,
MetricsLith size: 5->15┬Ám; Segments: 8->10;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Zanclean Stage (100% up, 3.6Ma, in Zanclean stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Tortonian Stage (0% up, 11.6Ma, in Tortonian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Lyul'eva, S. A. (1989). New Miocene and Pliocene calcareous nannofossils of the Ukraine. Dopovidi Akad. Nauk Ukrainskoi RSR Ser. B. - Geol. Khim. ta Bioi. Nauki,. 1: 10-14. gs :: ::


Lacunolithus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 31-5-2020

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