Cruciplacolithus primus


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Coccolithales -> Coccolithaceae -> Cruciplacolithus -> Cruciplacolithus primus
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 primus Perch-Nielsen, 1977
Rank: Species
Notes & discussion: Similar in overall morphology to the extant Cruiplacolithus neohelis.

Distinguishing features: Small to moderately sized (<7 µm) Cruciplacolithus with axial cross-bars.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Cruciplacolithus primus *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, RIM: psh-bicyclic, CA: cross, cross-axial,
CSPH: spherical, equant, monomorphic, V-UNITS: distal shield, px-tube, V-prominent, R-UNITS: c-str, ds-tube, prox shield, R-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-bicyclic, isogyres oblique,
MetricsLith size: 3->7µm;
Sources: lith size from emended species concept of van Heck & Prins 1987
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Notes: Varol, (1989, fig. 12.4) suggests a top in the lower part of NP5, but given the subjectivity of identification this is likely to be hard to apply.
Last occurrence (top): within NP9 zone (55.86-57.21Ma, top in Ypresian stage). Data source: PRB rough estimate.
First occurrence (base): in lower part of NP1 zone (40% up, 65.8Ma, in Danian stage). Data source: Varol, 1989, fig. 12.4

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
  • Note to users in China - the diagram may not plot unless you use a VPN since I use google services on the website. If this is a problem please contact me 谢谢.
  • Taxon plotted: Cruciplacolithus primus, synonyms included - Cruciplacolithus primus; Cruciplacolithus primus (< 5 microns ); Cruciplacolithus primus (> 5 microns); Cruciplacolithus primus (large); Cruciplacolithus primus (small); Cruciplacolithus primus;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Cruciplacolithus

    References:

    Bown, P. R. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2012). Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleogene equatorial Pacific (IODP Expedition 320 Sites U1331-1334). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 32(2): 3-51. gs :: view :: open

    Bown, P. R. (2005). 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 :: view :: open

    Bown, P. R. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum interval of southern Tanzania (TDP Site 14). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 31(1): 11-38. gs :: view :: open

    Bown, P. R. (2016). Paleocene calcareous nannofossils from Tanzania (TDP sites 19, 27 and 38). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 36(1): 1-32. gs :: view :: open

    Bown, P. R., Gibbs, S. J., Sheward, R., O’Dea, S. & Higgins, D. (2014). Searching for cells: the potential of fossil coccospheres in coccolithophore research. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 34(special): 5-21. gs :: view :: open

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

    Dunkley Jones, T., Bown, P. R. & Pearson, P. (2009). Exceptionally well preserved upper Eocene to lower Oligocene calcareous nannofossils (Prymnesiophycidae) from the Pande Formation (Kilwa Group), Tanzania. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 7(4): 359-411. gs :: ::

    Mai, H. (2001). New coccolithophorid taxa fom the Guelhemmerberg airshaft. Lower Paleocene, The Netherlands. Micropaleontology. 47: 144-154. gs :: ::

    Mai, H., von Salis, K., Willems, H. & Romein, A. J. T. (1997). Fossil coccospheres from the K/T boundary section from Geulhemmerberg, The Netherlands. Micropaleontology. 43(281-302): -. gs :: ::

    Mai, H., Hillebrandt-Habel, T., von Salis Perch-Nielsen, K. & Willems, H. (1998). Paleocene coccospheres from DSDP Leg 39, Site 356, Sao Paulo Plateau, S. Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 20(1): 21-29. gs :: view :: open

    Okada, H. & Thierstein, H. R. (1979). Calcareous nannoplankton - Leg 43, Deep Sea Drilling Project. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 43: 507-573. gs :: view :: open

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1977). Albian to Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from the Western South Atlantic, DSDP Leg 39. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 39: 699-823. gs :: view :: open

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1985). Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils. In, Bolli, H. M. , Saunders, J. B. & Perch-Nielsen, K. (eds) Plankton Stratigraphy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 427-555. gs :: ::

    Romein, A. J. T., Willems, H. & Mai, H. (1996). Calcareous nannoplankton of the Geulhemmerberg K/T boundary section, Maastrichtian type area, the Netherlands. Geologie en Mijnbouw. 75: 231-238. gs :: ::

    Varol, O. (1989). Palaeocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy. In, Crux, J. A. & van Heck, S. E. (eds) Nannofossils and their applications. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 265-310. gs :: ::

    Varol, O. (1998). Palaeogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 200-224. gs :: ::


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    Cruciplacolithus primus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 2-7-2020

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