Parhabdolithus stubbingsii


Classification: Mesozoic -> Stephanolithiales -> Parhabdolithaceae -> Parhabdolithus -> Parhabdolithus stubbingsii
Sister taxa: P. liasicus, P. marthae, P. robustus, P. stubbingsii, P. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Elliptical murolith (protolith) with a high, flaring rim composed of non-imbricating elements; the central area is filled by the broad, granular base of a prominent distal process/spine and a proximal grid composed of bars aligned parallel with the short axis of the coccolith.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Parhabdolithus stubbingsii Black, 1971
Rank: Species
Notes & discussion: Only tentatively placed within the genus Parhabdolithus, which is otherwise restricted to Lower Jurassic coccoliths.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Parhabdolithus stubbingsii *

Distinguishing features: Elliptical murolith (protolith) with a high, flaring rim composed of non-imbricating elements; the central area is filled by the broad, granular base of a prominent distal process/spine and a proximal grid composed of bars aligned parallel with the short axis of the coccolith.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Barremian Substage (129.41-130.77Ma, top in Barremian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998
First occurrence (base): within Early Hauterivian Substage (133.09-133.88Ma, base in Hauterivian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Parhabdolithus

    References:

    Black, M. (1971a). Coccoliths of the Speeton Clay and Sutterby Marl. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society. 38: 381-424. gs

    Bown, P. R., Rutledge, D. C., Crux, J. A. & Gallagher, L. T. (1998). Early Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 86-131. gs


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    Parhabdolithus stubbingsii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 17-9-2019

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