Lapideacassis trispina


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Nannolith families inc sed -> Lapideacassaceae -> Lapideacassis -> Lapideacassis trispina
Sister taxa: L. glans, L. mariae, L. asymmetrica, L. blackii, L. magnifica, L. bispinosa, L. wisei, L. trispina, L. multispinata, L. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Lapideacassis trispina Perch-Nielsen, in Perch-Nielsen & Franz, 1977
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: 3 spines sub-horizontal, evenly spaced; tiered; proximal collar

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: L. trispina *


Morphology remarks: Nannolith with a proximal tier and collar, two distal tiers, an apical cone and three apical spines. The spines are nearly horizontal and at an angle of 120° to each other in apical projection

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, circular, cylindrical, hollow, CA: process, CROSS-POLARS: R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 10->14µm; Segments: 8->12;
Data source notes: length (excluding spines) from illustrated specimens; elem numbers from count on SEM image and extend range by +-2
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP4 zone (61.51-63.25Ma, top in Selandian stage). Data source: Perch-Nielsen & Franz 1977
First occurrence (base): within Turonian Stage (89.77-93.90Ma, base in Turonian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

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

Perch-Nielsen, K. & Franz, H. E. (1977). Lapideacassis and Scampanella, calcareous nannofossils from the Paleocene at sites 354 and 356, DSDP Leg 39, Southern Atlantic. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 39: 849-862. gs V O


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Lapideacassis trispina compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-9-2020

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