Phosterolithus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Nannoliths inc sed - radiate multielement -> Phosterolithus
Sister taxa: Acadialithus, Assipetra, Hayesites, Phosterolithus, Rucinolithus, Sikoraea,

Distinguishing features: Rosette-shaped radiate nannoliths with alternating elements having radial and tangential crystallographic orientations


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
A species of Phosterolithus formed by 12 radially organized club-like and oval elements.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Phosterolithus Aguado, in Aguado et al. 2014
Rank: Genus
Type species: Phosterolithus prossii (Herrle and Mutterlose, 2003) Aguado 2014

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Phosterolithus *

Distinguishing features: Rosette-shaped radiate nannoliths with alternating elements having radial and tangential crystallographic orientations

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): in lower part of Albian Stage (24% up, 110Ma, in Albian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): in upper part of Barremian Stage (77% up, 127.3Ma, in Barremian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Aguado, R., Gine_s, A. d. G. & O'Dogherty, L. (2014). Integrated biostratigraphy (calcareous nannofossils, planktonic foraminifera, and radiolarians) of an uppermost Barremian- lower Aptian pelagic succession in the Subbetic Basin (southern Spain). Cretaceous Research. 51: 153-173. gs


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Phosterolithus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-9-2019

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