Lophodolithus luntii


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Zygodiscales -> Zygodiscaceae -> Lophodolithus -> Lophodolithus luntii
Sister taxa: L. acutus, L. luntii, L. mochlophorus, L. mytiliformis, L. nascens, L. reniformis, L. rotundus, L. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Lophodolithus luntii Varol 1989
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Bilaterally symmetrical Lophodolithus without a bar

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: L. luntii *


Size: up to 11µm long

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, asymmetric, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, bar, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 8->12µm;
Data source notes: lith size from OD and slightly extended
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP12 zone (50.50-53.70Ma, top in Ypresian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within NP12 zone (50.50-53.70Ma, base in Ypresian stage). Data source: original description

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Varol, O. (1989b). Eocene calcareous nannofossils from Sile (northwest Turkey). Revista Española de Micropaleontología. 21: 273-320. gs V O


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Lophodolithus luntii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-9-2020

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