Pseudomicula


Classification: Mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Microrhabdulaceae -> Pseudomicula
Sister taxa: Lithraphidites, Microrhabdulus, Pseudomicula, Singanoa,

Distinguishing features: Rod-shaped nannolith with massive, cubiform mid section.


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Rod-shaped nannolith with massive, cubiform mid section.
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Pseudomicula Perch-Nielsen in Perch-Nielsen et al., 1978
Rank: Genus
Type species: Pseudomicula quadrata Perch-Nielsen in Perch-Nielsen et al., 1978

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Pseudomicula *

Distinguishing features: Rod-shaped nannolith with massive, cubiform mid section.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Maastrichtian Stage (100% up, 66Ma, in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): in mid part of Maastrichtian Stage (50% up, 69Ma, in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs

Perch-Nielsen, K., Sadek, A., Barakat, M. G. & Teleb, F. (1978). Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary Calcareous nannofossil and Planktonic foraminifera zones from Egypt. Actes du VI Colloque Africain de Micropaléontologie - Tunis 1974. Annales des Mines et de la Géologie Tunis. 28: 337-403. gs


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Pseudomicula compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 13-10-2019

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