Diloma californica

Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Diloma -> Diloma californica
Sister taxa: D. californica, D. galei, D. galiciense, D. placinum, D. primitiva, D. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Central area filled by plate


Citation: Diloma californica Fernando & Okada, 2007
Rank: Species
Notes & discussion: This species seems very different to the others in the genus and its placement here is suspect. [my interpretation - JRY 2020]

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Diloma californica *

Distinguishing features: Central area filled by plate

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: plate, closed, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 5->6┬Ám;
Sources: original description
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Aptian Stage (112.95-126.30Ma, top in Aptian stage). Data source: Original description
First occurrence (base): within Aptian Stage (112.95-126.30Ma, base in Aptian 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: Diloma


    Fernando, A. G. S. & Okada, H. (2007). New calcareous nannofossil species from the Cretaceous Budden Canyon Formation, Great Valley Sequence, northern California (USA). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 29(1): 1-4. gs


    Diloma californica compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-2-2020

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