Goniolithaceae


Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Goniolithaceae
Sister taxa: Goniolithaceae, Eoconusphaeraceae, Lapideacassaceae, Microrhabdulaceae, Nannoliths inc sed - radiate multielement, Nannoliths inc sed - other,

Distinguishing features: Pentagonal liths, with narrow rim and granular central area plate. Dark image in LM.


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma) Granddaughter taxa
Small to medium size pentagonal liths, with narrow rim and granular central area plate. Dark image in LM.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Goniolithaceae Deflandre, 1957
Rank: Family

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Goniolithaceae [no catalog entry yet]

Distinguishing features: Pentagonal liths, with narrow rim and granular central area plate. Dark image in LM.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Chattian Stage (100% up, 23Ma, in Chattian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Coniacian Stage (0% up, 89.8Ma, in Coniacian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. (1998b). Triassic. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 29-33. gs

Deflandre, G. (1957). Goniolithus nov. gen., type d'une famille nouvelle de Coccolithophoridés, à éléments pentagonaux non composites. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences. Paris. 244: 2539-2541. gs


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Goniolithaceae compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 25-8-2019

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