Farhania


Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Polycyclolithaceae -> Farhania
Sister taxa: Eprolithus, Radiolithus, Farhania, Lithastrinus, Uniplanarius, Quadrum, Micula, Palaeomicula,

Distinguishing features: Eprolithid with narrow wall (formed from 16-24 small, brick-like elements) surrounding a wide central spanned by an amedian diaphragm.


Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma)
Eprolithid with narrow wall (formed from 16-24 small, brick-like elements) surrounding a wide central spanned by an amedian diaphragm.
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Farhania Varol, 1992
Rank: Genus
Type species: Eprolithus varolii Jakubowski, 1986, designated by Varol (1992).

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Farhania *

Distinguishing features: Eprolithid with narrow wall (formed from 16-24 small, brick-like elements) surrounding a wide central spanned by an amedian diaphragm.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Aptian Stage (112.95-126.30Ma, top in Aptian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Aptian Stage (112.95-126.30Ma, base in Aptian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P.R.; Rutledge, D.C.; Crux, J.A. & Gallagher, L.T., (1998). Early Cretaceous. In: Bown, P.R. (Editor), Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. Chapman & Hall, pp. 86-131.

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


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Farhania compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 23-4-2018

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