Lithastrinus pentabrachius


Classification: Mesozoic -> Braarudosphaerales -> Polycyclolithaceae -> Lithastrinus -> Lithastrinus pentabrachius
Sister taxa: L. quadricuspis, L. pentabrachius, L. grillii, L. septenarius, L. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Lithastrinus with five petaloid wall-elements


Taxonomy:

Citation: Lithastrinus pentabrachius Varol, 1992
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Lithastrinus pentabrachius *

Distinguishing features: Lithastrinus with five petaloid wall-elements

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, pentagonal, star-shaped, CA: closed,
MetricsLith size: 5->15┬Ám; Segments: 5->5;
Sources: original description
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: Varol, 1992 (original description)
First occurrence (base): within Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, base in Campanian stage). Data source: Varol, 1992 (original description)

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Varol, O. (1992b). Taxonomic revision of the Polycyclolithaceae and its contribution to Cretaceous biostratigraphy. Newsletters on Stratigraphy. 27(93-127): -. gs :: ::


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    Lithastrinus pentabrachius compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 30-5-2020

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