Lophodolithus mytiliformis


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

Taxonomy:

Citation: Lophodolithus mytiliformis Steurbaut 2011
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Strongly asymmetric Lophodolithus with proment wing and wide bar

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: L. mytiliformis *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, asymmetric, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, bar, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 11->17┬Ám;
Data source notes: lith size from OD
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:

Steurbaut, E. (2011). New calcareous nannofossil taxa from the Ypresian (Early Eocene) of the North Sea Basin and the Turan Platform in West Kazakhstan. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique Sciences de la Terre. 81: 247-277. gs


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Lophodolithus mytiliformis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 20-10-2020

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