Hexalithus gardetiae

Classification: Mesozoic -> Braarudosphaerales -> Braarudosphaeraceae -> Hexalithus -> Hexalithus gardetiae
Sister taxa: H. gardetiae, H. noeliae, H. strictus, H. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Minute, subcircular nannolith with six elements.


Citation: Hexalithus gardetiae Bukry, 1969
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Hexalithus gardetae *

Distinguishing features: Minute, subcircular nannolith with six elements.

Geological Range:
Notes: FO in UC13 in N England, UC15b in Tethyan realm (Burnett 1998)
Last occurrence (top): within Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, top in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): in lower part of UC12 zone (25% up, 85Ma, in Santonian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998, fig 6.4

Plot of occurrence data:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
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  • Taxon plotted: Hexalithus gardetiae, synonyms included - Hexalithus gardetae; Hexalithus gardetiae;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Hexalithus


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

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

    Lees, J. A. & Bown, P. R. (2005). Upper Cretaceous calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy, ODP Leg 198 (Shatsky Rise, Northwest Pacific Ocean). Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 198: 1-60. gs


    Hexalithus gardetiae compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 12-11-2019

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