Axopodorhabdus rahla

Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Axopodorhabdaceae -> Axopodorhabdus -> Axopodorhabdus rahla
Sister taxa: A. albianus, A. atavus, A. cylindratus, A. dietzmannii, A. rahla, A. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Axopodorhabdus with spine that has four protrusions forming a distinctive distal calyx. Seen in side view.


Citation: Axopodorhabdus rahla (Noël, 1965) Grün and Zweili, 1980
Rank: Species
Basionym: Podorhabdus rahla Noël, 1965

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Podorhabdus rahla *

Distinguishing features: Axopodorhabdus with spine that has four protrusions forming a distinctive distal calyx. Seen in side view.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NJ15a subzone (158.53-160.84Ma, top in Oxfordian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998
First occurrence (base): within NJ12a subzone (165.55-166.40Ma, base in Bathonian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
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  • Taxon plotted: Axopodorhabdus rahla, synonyms included - Axopodorhabdus rahla;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Axopodorhabdus


    Barnard, T. & Hay, W. W. (1974). On Jurassic coccoliths: A tentative zonation of the Jurassic of Southern England and North France. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 67(3): 563-585. gs

    Bown, P. R. & Cooper, M. K. E. (1998). Jurassic. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 34-85. gs

    de Kaenel, E. & Bergen, J. A. (1996). Mesozoic calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy from sites 897, 899, and 901, Iberia Abyssal Plain: New biostratigraphic evidence. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 149: 27-59. gs

    Grün, W. & Zweili, F. (1980). Das kalkige Nannoplankton der Dogger-Malm-Grenze im Berner Jura bei Liesberg (Schweiz). Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt. 123: 231-341. gs

    Medd, A. W. (1979). The Upper Jurassic coccoliths from the Haddenham and Gamlingay boreholes (Cambridgeshire, England). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 72: 19-109. gs

    Noël, D. (1965). Sur les Coccolithes du Jurassique Européen et d'Afrique du Nord. Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. -. gs

    Rood, A. P., Hay, W. W. & Barnard, T. (1971). Electron Microscope Studies of Oxford Clay Coccoliths. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 64: 245-272. gs


    Axopodorhabdus rahla compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-1-2020

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