Grantarhabdus camaratus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Cretarhabdaceae -> Grantarhabdus -> Grantarhabdus camaratus
Sister taxa: G. camaratus, G. coronadventis, G. meddii, G. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Large (ca 8-10 µm) cretarhabdid with diagonal cross and space in between crossbars filled by perforate net.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Grantarhabdus camaratus (Bukry 1969) Wise 1983
Rank: Species
Basionym: Ethmorhabdus camaratus Bukry 1969

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Ethmorhabdus camaratus *

Distinguishing features: Large (ca 8-10 µm) cretarhabdid with diagonal cross and space in between crossbars filled by perforate net.


Evolution & Phylogeny: Wise (1983) suggested this species might be ancestral to Nephrolithus corystus

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: grill, process, diagonal cross, R-UNITS: R-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 8->10µm;
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: Bukry (1969)
First occurrence (base): within Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, base in Campanian stage). Data source: Bukry (1969)

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Bukry, D. (1969). Upper Cretaceous coccoliths from Texas and Europe. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions. Article 51 (Protista 2): 1-79. gs :: ::

    Wise, S. W. & Wind, F. H. (1977). Mesozoic and Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils recovered by DSDP Leg 36 drilling on the Falkland Plateau, south-west Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 36(269-491): -. gs :: view :: open

    Wise, S. W. (1983). Mesozoic and Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils recovered by DSDP Leg 71 in the Falkland Plateau region, Southwest Atlantic Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 71: 481-550. gs :: view :: open


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    Grantarhabdus camaratus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 8-7-2020

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