Corollithion madagaskarensis

Classification: Mesozoic -> Stephanolithiales -> Stephanolithiaceae -> Corollithion -> Corollithion madagaskarensis
Sister taxa: C. completum, C. exiguum, C. karegae, C. kennedyi, C. signum, C. covingtonii, C. madagaskarensis, C. perch-nielseniae, C. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Elliptical; central area with diagonal cross


Citation: Corollithion madagaskarensis Perch-Nielsen, 1973
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Corollithion madagaskarensis *

Distinguishing features: Elliptical; central area with diagonal cross

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: diagonal cross, V-UNITS: V-prominent, R-UNITS: R-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-bicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 3->4µm; Segments: 6->6;
Sources: illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett (1998)
First occurrence (base): within Cenomanian Stage (93.90-100.50Ma, base in Cenomanian stage). Data source: Burnett (1998)

Plot of occurrence data:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
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  • Taxon plotted: Corollithion madagaskarensis, synonyms included - Corollithion madagaskarensis; Corollithion ? madagaskarensis;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Corollithion


    Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1973). Neue Coccolithen aus dem Maastrichtien von Danemark, Madagaskar und Agypten. Geological Society of Denmark, Bulletin. 22: 306-333. gs

    Thibault, N. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the boreal Upper Campanian- Maastrichtian chalk of Denmark. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 30(1): 39-56. gs


    Corollithion madagaskarensis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 31-3-2020

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