Lotharingius frodoi

Classification: Mesozoic -> Watznaueriales -> Watznaueriaceae -> Lotharingius -> Lotharingius frodoi
Sister taxa: L. hauffii, L. frodoi, L. umbriensis, L. crucicentralis, L. sigillatus, L. barozii, L. primitivus, L. velatus, L. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Small (4-5 µm) elliptical Lotharingius; central area narrow with transverse cross-bar


Citation: Lotharingius frodoi Mattioli 1996
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Lotharingius frodoi *

Distinguishing features: Small (4-5 µm) elliptical Lotharingius; central area narrow with transverse cross-bar

Size: 4-5 µm

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: process, bar,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, R-UNITS: R-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 4->5µm;
Sources: original description
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Notes: described as occurring up to the Kimmeridgian but only being common in the Early Toarcian
Last occurrence (top): within Toarcian Stage (174.15-182.70Ma, top in Toarcian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within Domerian Substage (182.70-187.56Ma, base in Pliensbachian stage). Data source: original description

Plot of occurrence data:

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


    Mattioli, E. (1996). New calcareous nannofossil species from the Early Jurassic of Tethys. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia. 102(3): 397-412. gs

    Menini, A., Mattioli, E., Spangenberg, J. E., Pittet, B. & Suan, G. (2018). New calcareous nannofossil and carbon isotope data for the Pliensbachian/Toarcian boundary (Early Jurassic) in the western Tethys and their paleoenvironmental implications. Newsletters on Stratigraphy. -. gs


    Lotharingius frodoi compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-2-2020

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