Biscutum notaculum


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Biscutaceae -> Biscutum -> Biscutum notaculum
Sister taxa: B. constans, B. ellipticum ⟩⟨ B. coronum, B. dekaenelii, B. magnum, B. melaniae ⟩⟨ B. arrogans, B. asymmetricum, B. boletum, B. dissimilis, B. zulloii ⟩⟨ B. hattneri, B. notaculum, B. virginica ⟩⟨ B. gaultensis, B. thurowii ⟩⟨ B. davyi, B. depravatum, B. dorsetensis, B. dubium, B. erismatum, B. grande, B. intermedium, B. planum, B. profundum, B. sp.

Distinguishing features: Small (3-5 µm), lenticular central area well-developed, almost closed.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Biscutum notaculum Wind & Wise in Wise & Wind, 1977
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: B. notaculum *

Distinguishing features: Small (3-5 µm), lenticular central area well-developed, almost closed.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, process, closed, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 3->5µm;
Data source notes: original description & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Notes: FAD later in "extreme Tethyan" province, UC15b, (Burnett 1998)
Last occurrence (top): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): in upper part of UC15a subzone (60% up, 79.8Ma, in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998, fig 6.4

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 V O

Lees, J. A. (2007). New and rarely reported calcareous nannofossils from the Late Cretaceous of coastal Tanzania: outcrop samples and Tanzania Drilling Project Sites 5, 9 and 15. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 29(1): 39-65. gs V O

Pospichal, J. J. & Wise, S. W. (1990b). Maestrichtian calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of Maud Rise ODP leg 113 sites 689 and 690, Weddell Sea. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 113: 465-487. gs V O

Thibault, N. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the boreal Upper Campanian- Maastrichtian chalk of Denmark. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 31(1): 39-56. gs V O

Wind, F. H. & Wise, S. W. (1983). Correlation of upper Campanian-lower Maestrichtian calcareous nannofossil assemblages in drill and piston cores from the Falkland Plateau, southwest Atlantic Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 71: 551-563. gs V O

Wise, S. W. & Wind, F. H. (1977). Mesozoic and Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils recovered by DSDP Leg 36 drilling on the Falkland Plateau, south-west Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 36(269-491): -. gs V O


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Biscutum notaculum compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 27-1-2021

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