Eprolithus rarus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Braarudosphaerales -> Polycyclolithaceae -> Eprolithus -> Eprolithus rarus
Sister taxa: E. rarus, E. moratus, E. octopetalus, E. floralis, E. apertior, E. antiquus, E. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Eprolithus with six wall-elements.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Eprolithus rarus Varol, 1992
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Eprolithus rarus *

Distinguishing features: Eprolithus with six wall-elements.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, star-shaped, cylindrical, CA: closed, T-UNITS: T-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 5->8┬Ám; Segments: 6->6;
Sources: original description & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, top in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Turonian Stage (89.77-93.90Ma, base in Turonian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Bralower, T. J. & Bergen, J. A. (1998). Cenomanian-Santonian calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of a transect of cores drilled across the Western Interior Seaway. In, Dean, W. E. & Arthur, M. A. (eds) Stratigraphy and paleoenvironments of the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway. SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology. -. gs

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

    Linnert, C., Mutterlose, J. & Erbacher, J. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils of the Cenomanian/Turonian boundary interval from the Boreal Realm (Wunstorf, northwest Germany). Marine Micropaleontology. 74: 38-58. gs

    Varol, O. (1992b). Taxonomic revision of the Polycyclolithaceae and its contribution to Cretaceous biostratigraphy. Newsletters on Stratigraphy. 27(93-127): -. gs


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

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