Chiastella grana

Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Biscutaceae -> Chiastella -> Chiastella grana
Sister taxa: C. grana,


Citation: Chiastella grana Lambert 1993
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Chiastella grana *

Size: max 3µm coccolith length (Lambert 1993)

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: process, diagonal cross, DETAILS: ca_disjunct,
MetricsLith size: 2.5->3.5µm;
Sources: holotype +/- 0.5µm
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, top in Albian stage). Data source: Lambert 1993
First occurrence (base): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, base in Albian stage). Data source: Lambert 1993

Plot of occurrence data:

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


    Lambert, B. (1993). Nannofossiles calcaires de l'Albien supérieur et du Vraconnien du Cameroun méridional (Deuxième Partie). Cahiers de Micropaleontologie. 8(2): 183-225. gs


    Chiastella grana compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 23-2-2020

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