Clepsilithus polystreptus


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

Distinguishing features: Very small (2.5-3.5 µm) with 9-12 central area radial bars - Early Cretaceous


Taxonomy:

Citation: Clepsilithus polystreptus Crux, 1987
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Clepsilithus polystreptus *

Distinguishing features: Very small (2.5-3.5 µm) with 9-12 central area radial bars - Early Cretaceous

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: grill, process, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct,
MetricsLith size: 2.6->3.1µm;
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 Barremian Substage (129.41-130.77Ma, top in Barremian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998
First occurrence (base): within Late Hauterivian Substage (130.77-133.09Ma, base in Hauterivian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998

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:

    Bown, P. R., Rutledge, D. C., Crux, J. A. & Gallagher, L. T. (1998). Early Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 86-131. gs

    Crux, J. A. (1987c). Six new species of calcareous nannofossils from the Lower Cretaceous strata of England and Germany. INA Newsletter. 9: 30-35. gs


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    Clepsilithus polystreptus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 27-2-2020

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