Craticullithus lamina


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Coccolithales -> Coccolithaceae -> Craticullithus -> Craticullithus lamina
Sister taxa: C. cancellus, C. clathrus, C. lamina, C. cassus, C. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Craticullithus laminaBown, 2010
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Medium to large, elliptical placolith coccoliths with broad central-areas spanned by a plate formed from small non-aligned rectangular elements.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Craticullithus lamina * , ,


Morphology remarks: The distal shield elements show distinctly kinked and stepped sutures and there is no centro-distal cycle.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: plate,
CSPH: spherical, monomorphic, V-UNITS: distal shield, px-tube, R-UNITS: c-str, ds-tube, prox shield, DETAILS: rim-bicyclic, isogyres oblique,
MetricsLith size: 6->9┬Ám;
Sources:
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP9 zone (55.86-57.21Ma, top in Ypresian stage). Data source: Bown, 2010
First occurrence (base): within NP9 zone (55.86-57.21Ma, base in Thanetian stage). Data source: Bown, 2010

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs

    Bown, P. R. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum interval of southern Tanzania (TDP Site 14). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 31: 11-38. gs


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    Craticullithus lamina compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 24-7-2019

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