Lithraphidites moray-firthensis


Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Microrhabdulaceae -> Lithraphidites -> Lithraphidites moray-firthensis
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 broad scalloped blades that terminate abruptly near the ends of the lith.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Lithraphidites moray-firthensis Jakubowski, 1986
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Lithraphidites moray-firthensis *

Distinguishing features: Lithraphidites with broad scalloped blades that terminate abruptly near the ends of the lith.


Morphology remarks: Boreal distribution.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of BC20 zone (100% up, 123.9Ma, in Aptian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998 - zonal marker
First occurrence (base): at base of BC20 zone (0% up, 124.8Ma, in Aptian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998 - zonal marker

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:

    Bown, P. R., Rutledge, D. C., Crux, J. A. & Gallagher, L. T. (1998). Early Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 86-131. gs

    Jakubowski, M. (1986). New calcareous nannofossil taxa from the Lower Cretaceous of the North Sea. INA Newsletter. 8: 38-42. gs

    Jeremiah, J. (2001). A Lower Cretaceous nannofossil zonation for the North Sea Basin. Journal of Micropalaeontology. 20: 45-80. gs


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    Lithraphidites moray-firthensis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 13-12-2019

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