Cylindralithus serratus

Classification: Mesozoic -> Stephanolithiales -> Stephanolithiaceae -> Cylindralithus -> Cylindralithus serratus
Sister taxa: C. biarcus, C. coronatus, C. sculptus, C. serratus, C. duplex, C. oweinae, C. nieliae, C. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Circular; central area open; serrated outer margin


Citation: Cylindralithus serratus Bramlette & Martini, 1964
Rank: Species
Synonyms: Cylindralithus crassus Stover, 1966 (according to Verbeek 1977)

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Cylindralithus crassus * Cylindralithus serratus *

Distinguishing features: Circular; central area open; serrated outer margin

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Maastrichtian Stage (100% up, 66Ma, in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Lees & Bown 2005 - consistently present to end Cret
First occurrence (base): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, base in Albian 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
  • 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: Cylindralithus serratus, synonyms included - Cylindralithus crassus; Cylindralithus serratus; testttspace-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Cylindralithus


    Bramlette, M.N. & Martini, E., (1964). The great change in calcareous nannoplankton fossils between the Maestrichtian and Danian. Micropaleontology, 10(2): 291-322.GS

    Stover, L.E., (1966). Cretaceous coccoliths and associated nannofossils from France and the Netherlands. Micropaleontology, 12: 133-167.GS

    Verbeek, J.W., (1977). Calcareous nannoplankton biostratigraphy of Middle and Upper Cretaceous deposits in Tunisia, southern Spain and France. Utrecht Micropaleontological Bulletins, 16: 1-157.GS


    Cylindralithus serratus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 24-3-2019

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