Nephrolithus corystus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Axopodorhabdaceae -> Nephrolithus -> Nephrolithus corystus
Sister taxa: N. corystus, N. frequens, N. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Central area with 2-60 perforations each defined by rather irregular elongate crystals


Taxonomy:

Citation: Nephrolithus corystus Wind, 1983
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: N. corystus *

Distinguishing features: Central area with 2-60 perforations each defined by rather irregular elongate crystals

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, asymmetric, CA: cross-axial, ca_disjunct, grill, plate, process, closed, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 6->16µm;
Data source notes: original description
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

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:

References:

Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs V O

Pospichal, J. J. & Wise, S. W. (1990b). Maestrichtian calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of Maud Rise ODP leg 113 sites 689 and 690, Weddell Sea. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 113: 465-487. gs V O

Watkins, D. K. (1992). Upper Cretaceous nannofossils from Leg 120, Kergeulen Plateau, Southern Ocean. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 120: 343-370. gs V O

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 V O

Wind, F. H. (1983). The genus Nephrolithus Górka, 1957 (Coccolithophoridae). Journal of Paleontology. 57: 157-161. gs

Wise, S. W. & Wind, F. H. (1977). Mesozoic and Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils recovered by DSDP Leg 36 drilling on the Falkland Plateau, south-west Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 36(269-491): -. gs V O


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Nephrolithus corystus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 29-9-2020

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