Clepsilithus meniscus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Clepsilithus -> Clepsilithus meniscus
Sister taxa: C. maculosus, C. meniscus, C. polystreptus, C. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Very small (2-.5-3.5 mm) with a narrow rim, about 12 central area radial bars - Late Jurassic


Taxonomy:

Citation: Clepsilithus meniscus de Kaenel & Bergen, 1996
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Clepsilithus meniscus *

Distinguishing features: Very small (2-.5-3.5 mm) with a narrow rim, about 12 central area radial bars - Late Jurassic


Size: 2.5-3.5 µm

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: grill, process, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct,
MetricsLith size: 2.5->3.5µm;
Sources: original description
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Tithonian Substage (147.72-152.06Ma, top in Tithonian stage). Data source: de Kaenel & Bergen, 1996 (original description)
First occurrence (base): within Early Tithonian Substage (147.72-152.06Ma, base in Tithonian stage). Data source: de Kaenel & Bergen, 1996 (original description)

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    de Kaenel, E. & Bergen, J. A. (1996). Mesozoic calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy from sites 897, 899, and 901, Iberia Abyssal Plain: New biostratigraphic evidence. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 149: 27-59. gs


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    Clepsilithus meniscus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 3-4-2020

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