Lithraphidites praequadratus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Microrhabdulaceae -> Lithraphidites -> Lithraphidites praequadratus
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 moderately broad blades that taper sharply near each end. Each blade is similar in width to the central rod.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Lithraphidites praequadratus Roth, 1978
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Lithraphidites praequadratus *

Distinguishing features: Lithraphidites with moderately broad blades that taper sharply near each end. Each blade is similar in width to the central rod.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within UC15d subzone (75.93-76.82Ma, base in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
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  • Taxon plotted: Lithraphidites praequadratus, synonyms included - Lithraphidites praequadratus;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: 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

    Perez-Rodriguez, I., Lees, J. A., Larasoaña, J. C., Arz, J. A. & Arenillas, I. (2012). Planktonic foraminiferal and calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy and magnetostratigraphy of the uppermost Campanian and Maastrichtian at Zumaia, northern Spain. Cretaceous Research. 37: 100-126. gs

    Roth, P. H. (1978). Cretaceous nannoplankton biostratigraphy and oceanography of the northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 44: 731-760. gs

    Wind, F. H. & Wise, S. W. (1983). Correlation of upper Campanian-lower Maestrichtian calcareous nannofossil assemblages in drill and piston cores from the Falkland Plateau, southwest Atlantic Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 71: 551-563. gs


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

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