Octopodorhabdus decussatus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Axopodorhabdaceae -> Octopodorhabdus -> Octopodorhabdus decussatus
Sister taxa: O. decussatus, O. praevisus, O. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Podorhabdids with central area spanned by eight bars that delineate eight large perforations that run either side of the longitudinal axis.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Octopodorhabdus decussatus (Manivit, 1959) Rood et al., 1971
Rank: Species
Basionym: Discolithus decussatus Manivit, 1959
Notes & discussion: Holotype is a sketch from the lower Eocene that looks little like this Jurassic podorhabdid, but the name has been adopted presumably on the assumption the specimen might be reworked.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Discolithus decussatus * , ,

Distinguishing features: Podorhabdids with central area spanned by eight bars that delineate eight large perforations that run either side of the longitudinal axis.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NJ14 zone (160.84-163.64Ma, top in Oxfordian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998
First occurrence (base): within NJ11 zone (166.40-168.67Ma, base in Bajocian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 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
  • Note to users in China - the diagram may not plot unless you use a VPN since I use google services on the website. If this is a problem please contact me 谢谢.
  • Taxon plotted: Octopodorhabdus decussatus, synonyms included - Octopodorhabdulus decussatus; Octopodorhabdus decussatus; space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Octopodorhabdus

    References:

    Bown, P. R. & Cooper, M. K. E. (1998). Jurassic. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 34-85. gs

    Manivit, H. (1959). Contribution a l'étude des coccolithes del'Eocene. Publications du Service de la Carte Géologique de l'Algérie (Nouvelle Série) Bulletin. 25: 333-382. gs

    Rood, A. P., Hay, W. W. & Barnard, T. (1971). Electron Microscope Studies of Oxford Clay Coccoliths. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 64: 245-272. gs


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    Octopodorhabdus decussatus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 17-7-2019

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