Biscutum sp.


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Mesozoic Survivors -> Biscutaceae -> Biscutum -> Biscutum sp.
Sister taxa: B. braloweri, B. castrorum, B. harrisonii, B. neocoronum, B. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Biscutum sp.
Rank: generic level id

Distinguishing features: Specimens which cannot be assigned to any established species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

Search data:
TagsLITHS:
MetricsLith size: 0->0µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP10 zone (54.17-55.86Ma, top in Ypresian stage). Data source: same as genus
First occurrence (base): within NJ4 zone (185.53-190.17Ma, base in Pliensbachian stage). Data source: same as genus

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bybell, L. M. & Self-Trail, J. (1995). Evolutionary, biostratigraphic and taxonomic study of calcareous nanofossils from a continuous Palaeocene-Eocene boundary section in New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper. 1554: 1-36. gs V O


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Biscutum sp. compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 29-11-2020

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