Carinolithus superbus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Calyculaceae -> Carinolithus -> Carinolithus superbus
Sister taxa: C. magharensis, C. poulnabronei, C. superbus, C. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Trumpet-shaped coccoliths with small, disc-like proximal shield and narrow gently widening distal shield that flares distally to a diameter just greater than the proximal disc. Seen in side view.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Carinolithus superbus (Deflandre in Deflandre & Fert, 1954) Prins in Grün et al., 1974
Rank: Species
Basionym: Rhabdolithus superbus Deflandre in Deflandre & Fert, 1954
Variants:
Synonyms:

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Rhabdolithus superbus * , Rhabdolithus sceptrum * , Rhabdolithus clavatus * , Carinolithus cantaluppii [no catalog entry yet]

Distinguishing features: Trumpet-shaped coccoliths with small, disc-like proximal shield and narrow gently widening distal shield that flares distally to a diameter just greater than the proximal disc. Seen in side view.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): near base of NJ10 zone (10% up, 169.6Ma, in Bajocian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998 (fig. 4) - secondary events; Mattioli & Erba 1999, fig. 12 - zonal marker
First occurrence (base): at base of NJ6 zone (0% up, 181.6Ma, in Toarcian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998 (fig 4) - zonal event; Mattioli & Erba 1999, fig. 12 - zonal marker

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    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

    Bown, P. R. (1987a). Taxonomy, evolution, and biostratigraphy of Late Triassic-Early Jurassic calcareous nannofossils. Special Papers in Palaeontology. 38: 118-. gs

    Bown, P. R. (1987b). The structural development of Early Mesozoic coccoliths and its evolutionary and taxonomic significance. Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt. 39: 33-49. gs

    Bown, P. R., Cooper, M. K. E. & Lord, A. R. (1988). A calcareous nannofossil biozonation scheme for the early to mid Mesozoic. Newsletters on Stratigraphy. 20: 91-114. gs

    Cobianchi, M. (1990). Evolutionary trends of calcareous nannofossil genera Lotharingius - Watznaueria during the early and middle Jurassic. Memorie di Scienze Geologiche di Padova. 43: 19-25. gs

    Crux, J. A. (1984). Biostratigraphy of Early Jurassic calcareous nannofossils from southwest Germany. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen. 169: 160-186. gs

    Crux, J. A. (1987b). Early Jurassic calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphic events. Newsletters on Stratigraphy. 17: 79-100. gs

    Crux, J. A. (1987a). Concerning dimorphism in Early Jurassic coccoliths and the origin of the genus Discorhabdus Noël 1965. Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt. 39: 51-55. gs

    Deflandre, G. & Fert, C. (1954). Observations sur les coccolithophoridés actuels et fossiles en microscopie ordinaire et électronique. Annales de Paléontologie. 40: 115-176. gs

    Grün, W., Prins, P. & Zweili, F. (1974). Coccolithophoriden aus dem Lias epsilon von Holzmaden (Deutschland). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen. 147: 294-328. gs

    Mattioli, E. & Erba, E. (1999). Synthesis of calcareous nannofossil events in Tethyan lower and middle Jurassic successions. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia. 105(3): 343-376. gs

    Mattioli, E. (1996). New calcareous nannofossil species from the Early Jurassic of Tethys. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia. 102(3): 397-412. gs

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

    Menini, A., Mattioli, E., Spangenberg, J. E., Pittet, B. & Suan, G. (2018). New calcareous nannofossil and carbon isotope data for the Pliensbachian/Toarcian boundary (Early Jurassic) in the western Tethys and their paleoenvironmental implications. Newsletters on Stratigraphy. -. gs

    Prins, B. (1969). Evolution and stratigraphy of cocolithinids from the Lower and Middle Lias. In, Bronnimann, P. & Renz, H. H. (eds) Proceedings of the First International conference on Planktonic Microfossils, Geneva 1967. E. J. Brill, Leiden 547-558. gs


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    Carinolithus superbus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-9-2019

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