Paralithella


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

Distinguishing features: Small elliptical stephanolithid; central area with bridge supporting a hollow spine and bars parallel to the long axis 


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
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: Small elliptical stephanolithid; central area with bridge supporting a hollow spine and bars parallel to the long axis 

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, top in Albian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, base 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 Micropaleontologie. 8(2): 183-225. gs


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Paralithella compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-6-2019

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