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: Cruciplacolithus flavius *


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

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, RIM: psh-bicyclic, CA: cross, cross-axial,
CSPH: spherical, monomorphic, V-UNITS: distal shield, px-tube, R-UNITS: c-str, ds-tube, prox shield, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-bicyclic, isogyres oblique,
MetricsLith size: 3->5µm;
Sources:
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:

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

    References:

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


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    Cruciplacolithus flavius compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 13-11-2019

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