Cruciplacolithus flavius


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Coccolithales -> Coccolithaceae -> Cruciplacolithus -> Cruciplacolithus flavius
Sister taxa: C. neohelis, C. kanungoi ⟩⟨ C. cruciformis, C. flavius, C. klausii, C. nishii, C. tarquinius ⟩⟨ C. asymmetricus, C. edwardsii, C. frequens ⟩⟨ C. intermedius, C. primus, C. subrotundus, C. tenuis ⟩⟨ C. filigranus, C. inseadus, C. latipons, C. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Cruciplacolithus flavius Roth 1970
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Small (3.5 µm) Oligocene species with delicate axial cross.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. flavius *


Morphology: Similar to both C. primus and C. neohelis

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, ca_disjunct,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 3->5µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Oligocene Epoch (23.03-33.89Ma, top in Chattian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within Oligocene Epoch (23.03-33.89Ma, base in Rupelian stage). Data source: original description

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Roth, P. H. (1970). Oligocene calcareous nannoplankton biostratigraphy. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 63: 799-881. gs V O


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Cruciplacolithus flavius compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 27-11-2020

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