Laguncula


Classification: Mesozoic -> Heterococcoliths inc sedis -> globular inc sedis -> Laguncula
Sister taxa: Laguncula,

Distinguishing features: Murolith coccoliths with large bulbous/spherical, hollow spines or processes.


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Small murolith coccoliths with large globular, hollow spines constructed from interlocking rhombiform elements.
Low rimmed coccolith with large, ?flat, flaring distal process with a curved upper surface.
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Laguncula Black, 1971
Rank: Genus
Type species: Laguncula dorotheae Black, 1971

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Laguncula * , ,

Distinguishing features: Murolith coccoliths with large bulbous/spherical, hollow spines or processes.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Cenomanian Stage (100% up, 93.9Ma, in Cenomanian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): in lower part of Aptian Stage (25% up, 123Ma, in Aptian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Black, M. (1971b). Problematical Microfossils from the Gault Clay. Geological Magazine. 108: 325-327. gs


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Laguncula compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-7-2019

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