CATALOG - Lithostromation perdurum

Folder trail: Farinacci -> L -> Lithostromation -> Lithostromation perdurum
Folders this level: L. biconvexitas, L. deflandrei Lezaud, L. perdurum, L. reticulum, L. robustum, L. triangularis,

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Current identification/main database link: Lithostromation perdurum Deflandre, 1942

Compiled data

Citation: Lithostromation perdurum Deflandre 1942
Rank: Species
Type locality: Algeria
Type level: Sahelian
Standardised type level: 120_MIOCENE
Type repository: Paris, probably now MNHN
Repository Country: France
Farinacci catalog page: 05138
Language: FR

Translation of original description (translated by Sarah-Jane Jacket for Mike Styzen): Triangular plate with six holes on both sides, the centre, forms a pillar supporting an appendix which has three forked branches, hollow below, and the axes are shifted 30° to the right relative to that of the plate: each branch has an extension to one of the vertices of the triangle and another branch towards the middle of each side of the triangle. In lateral view, it appears strongly curved and reminiscent of a cushion.


Deflandre, G. (1942). Coccolithophoridés fossiles d'Oranie. Genres Scyphosphaera Lohmann et Thorosphaera Ostenfeld. Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse; Bulletin. 77: 125-137. gs


Lithostromation perdurum: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci and Richard Howe. Viewed: 16-10-2019

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