Goniolithus fluckigeri


Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Goniolithaceae -> Goniolithus -> Goniolithus fluckigeri
Sister taxa: G. fluckigeri, G. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Small to medium size pentagonal liths, with narrow rim and granular central area plate. Dark image in LM.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Goniolithus fluckigeri Deflandre, 1957
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Goniolithus fluckigeri *

Distinguishing features: Small to medium size pentagonal liths, with narrow rim and granular central area plate. Dark image in LM.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Oligocene Epoch (23.03-33.89Ma, top in Chattian stage). Data source: Bown 1998
First occurrence (base): within Coniacian Stage (86.26-89.77Ma, base in Coniacian stage). Data source: Bown 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

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

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

    Lees, J. A. (2007). New and rarely reported calcareous nannofossils from the Late Cretaceous of coastal Tanzania: outcrop samples and Tanzania Drilling Project Sites 5, 9 and 15. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 29(1): 39-65. gs


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    Goniolithus fluckigeri compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 20-9-2019

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