Prolatipatella


Classification: Mesozoic -> Heterococcoliths inc sedis -> planoliths inc sedis -> Prolatipatella
Sister taxa: Discorhabdoides, Prolatipatella,

Distinguishing features: Narrow rim with thin, imperforate plate across wide central-area.


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Large cocolith with narrow rim merging into imperforate plate filling the wide central-area.
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Prolatipatella Gartner, 1968
Rank: Genus
Type species: Prolatipatella multicarinata Gartner, 1968

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Prolatipatella *

Distinguishing features: Narrow rim with thin, imperforate plate across wide central-area.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: planolith, elliptical, CA: plate, closed, DETAILS: ca_conjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 10->14┬Ám;
Sources: size range of included species
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Maastrichtian Stage (100% up, 66Ma, in Maastrichtian 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 :: ::

Gartner, S. (1968). Coccoliths and related calcareous nannofossils from Upper Cretaceous deposits of Texas and Arkansas. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Articles. 48 (Protista 1): 1-56. gs :: ::


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Prolatipatella compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 11-8-2020

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