Bomolithus conicus


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Discoasterales -> Heliolithaceae -> Bomolithus -> Bomolithus conicus
Sister taxa: B. aquilus, B. bramlettei, B. conicus, B. elegans, B. megastypus, B. supremus, B. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Bomolithus conicus (Perch-Nielsen, 1971) Perch-Nielsen 1984
Rank: Species
Basionym: Heliolithus conicus Perch-Nielsen, 1971
Synonyms: Heliolithus conicus

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: H. conicus *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, circular, star-shaped, CROSS-POLARS: V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 6->9µm; Segments: 15->25;
Data source notes: size from illustrated specimens. Elements holotype (20) +/-5
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP6 zone (58.97-59.54Ma, top in Thanetian stage). Data source: Perch-Nielsen 1985
First occurrence (base): within NP6 zone (58.97-59.54Ma, base in Selandian stage). Data source: Perch-Nielsen 1985

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. (2016). Paleocene calcareous nannofossils from Tanzania (TDP sites 19, 27 and 38). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 36(1): 1-32. gs V O

Okada, H. & Thierstein, H. R. (1979). Calcareous nannoplankton - Leg 43, Deep Sea Drilling Project. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 43: 507-573. gs V O

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1971d). Neue Coccolithen aus dem Paläozän von Dänemark, der Bucht von Biskaya und dem Eozän der Labrador See. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark. 21: 51-66. gs V O

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1977a). Albian to Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from the Western South Atlantic, DSDP Leg 39. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 39: 699-823. gs V O

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1984b). Validation of new combinations. INA Newsletter. 6(1): 42-46. gs V O

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1985a). Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils. In, Bolli, H. M. , Saunders, J. B. & Perch-Nielsen, K. (eds) Plankton Stratigraphy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 427-555. gs


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Bomolithus conicus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 1-10-2020

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