Lophodolithus reniformis


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Zygodiscales -> Zygodiscaceae -> Lophodolithus -> Lophodolithus reniformis
Sister taxa: L. acutus, L. luntii, L. mochlophorus, L. mytiliformis, L. nascens, L. reniformis, L. rotundus, L. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Lophodolithus reniformis Bramlette & Sullivan, 1961
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Lophodolithus with kidney-shaped ouline.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: L. reniformis *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, asymmetric, CA: ca_disjunct, bar, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 10->15┬Ám;
Data source notes: lith size from OD & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP13 zone (49.11-50.50Ma, top in Ypresian stage). Data source: Perch-Nielsen 1985b
First occurrence (base): within NP12 zone (50.50-53.70Ma, base in Ypresian stage). Data source: Perch-Nielsen 1985

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bramlette, M. N. & Sullivan, F. R. (1961). Coccolithophorids and related nannoplankton of the Early Tertiary in California. Micropaleontology. 7(2): 129-188. gs

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1971c). Elektronenmikroskopische untersuchungen an Coccolithen und verwandten Formen aus dem Eozan von Danemark. Biologiske Skrifter, Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. 18(3): 1-76. gs

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1985a). Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils. In, Bolli, H. M. , Saunders, J. B. & Perch-Nielsen, K. (eds) Plankton Stratigraphy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 427-555. gs


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Lophodolithus reniformis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-9-2020

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