Micrantholithus stellatus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Braarudosphaerales -> Braarudosphaeraceae -> Micrantholithus -> Micrantholithus stellatus
Sister taxa: M. brevis, M. hoschulzii, M. lambertii, M. obtusus, M. quasihoschulzii, M. speetonensis, M. spinulentus, M. stellatus, M. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Medium sized (<7µm) stellate Micrantholithus, i.e. segments with concave sides.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Micrantholithus stellatus Aguado in Aguado et al. 1997
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Micrantholithus stellatus * , ,

Distinguishing features: Medium sized (<7µm) stellate Micrantholithus, i.e. segments with concave sides.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Aptian Substage (122.98-126.30Ma, top in Aptian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within Barremian Stage (126.30-130.77Ma, base in Barremian 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: Micrantholithus

    References:

    Aguado, R., Company, M., Sandoval, J. & Tavera, J. M. (1997). Biostratigraphic events at the Barremian/Aptian boundary in the Betic Cordillera, southern Spain. Cretaceous Research. 18: 309-329. gs


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

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