Paralithella


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Stephanolithiales -> Stephanolithiaceae -> Paralithella
Sister taxa: Cylindralithus, Darwinilithus, Rotelapillus, Stephanolithion, Stoverius, Stradnerlithus ⟩⟨ Corollithion, Rhombolithion, Truncatoscaphus ⟩⟨ Paralithella, Rectocorona, Thurmannolithion

Distinguishing features: Very small (<2 µm) elliptical stephanolithid; central area with bridge supporting a hollow spine and bars parallel to the long axis


Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Paralithella recta
This is the only known species, so the diagnosis is the same as for the genus

Taxonomy:

Citation: Paralithella Lambert 1993
Rank: Genus
Type species: Paralithella recta Lambert, 1993

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Paralithella *

Distinguishing features: Very small (<2 µm) elliptical stephanolithid; central area with bridge supporting a hollow spine and bars parallel to the long axis

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, ca_disjunct, grill, process,
MetricsLith size: 1->2µm;
Data source notes: size range of included species
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Albian Stage (100% up, 100.5Ma, in Albian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Albian Stage (0% up, 113Ma, in Albian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Lambert, B. (1993). Nannofossiles calcaires de l'Albien supérieur et du Vraconnien du Cameroun méridional (Deuxième Partie). Cahiers de Micropaléontologie. 8(2): 183-225. gs


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Paralithella compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 23-1-2021

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