Lithraphidites grossopectinatus

Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Microrhabdulaceae -> Lithraphidites -> Lithraphidites grossopectinatus
Sister taxa: L. carniolensis, L. charactozorro, L. grossopectinatus, L. kennethii, L. praequadratus, L. quadratus, L. acutus, L. alatus, L. pseudoquadratus, L. bollii, L. houghtonii, L. moray-firthensis, L. sp.,

Distinguishing features:

Lithraphidites with long, serrated blades.


Citation: Lithraphidites grossopectinatus Bukry, 1969
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Lithraphidites grossopectinatus *

Distinguishing features:

Lithraphidites with long, serrated blades.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-other, rod-shaped, CA: process,
MetricsLith size: 4->8┬Ám; Segments: 4->4;
Sources: original description +/- 30%
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, base in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

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


    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 :: ::


    Lithraphidites grossopectinatus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 5-7-2020

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