Bifidalithus geminicatillus

Classification: Mesozoic -> Holococcoliths -> Rarer genera -> Bifidalithus -> Bifidalithus geminicatillus
Sister taxa: B. geminicatillus, B. mchanae, B. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Narrow rim around edge of blocks, no pore


Citation: Bifidalithus geminicatillus Varol, 1991
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Bifidalithus geminicatillus *

Distinguishing features: Narrow rim around edge of blocks, no pore

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, quadrate, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 5->7µm; Segments: 2->2;
Sources: holotype +/-1µm
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, top in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, base in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Bifidalithus


    Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs

    Varol, O. (1991). New Cretaceous and Tertiary Calcareous Nannofossils. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen. 182: 211-237. gs


    Bifidalithus geminicatillus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 17-2-2020

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