Lithraphidites kennethii


Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Microrhabdulaceae -> Lithraphidites -> Lithraphidites kennethii
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 short, broad projections that have a single curved indentation and spikes at each end. The projections are one third or less then the total length.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Lithraphidites kennethii Perch-Nielsen, 1986
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Lithraphidites kennethii * , ,

Distinguishing features: Lithraphidites with short, broad projections that have a single curved indentation and spikes at each end. The projections are one third or less then the total length.

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

    References:

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

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1986). New Mesozoic and Paleogene calcareous nannofossils. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 79(3): 835-847. gs


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    Lithraphidites kennethii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 24-7-2019

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