Radiolithus planus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Braarudosphaerales -> Polycyclolithaceae -> Radiolithus -> Radiolithus planus
Sister taxa: R. laingii, R. hollandicus, R. orbiculatus, R. planus, R. undosus, R. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Radiolithus with 9 wall-elements and low wall


Taxonomy:

Citation: Radiolithus planus Stover, 1966
Rank: Species
Synonyms:
Notes & discussion: Lambert (1993) argued that R. planus and similar forms were not discrete species but preservational variants of E. floralis

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Radiolithus planus * , Rhombogyrus caliciformis * , Radiolithus munitus *

Distinguishing features: Radiolithus with 9 wall-elements and low wall

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Turonian Substage (92.90-93.90Ma, top in Turonian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Aptian Stage (112.95-126.30Ma, base in Aptian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
  • Note to users in China - the diagram may not plot unless you use a VPN since I use google services on the website. If this is a problem please contact me 谢谢.
  • Taxon plotted: Radiolithus planus, synonyms included - Radiolithus planus;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Radiolithus

    References:

    Black, M. (1973). British Lower Cretaceous Coccoliths. I-Gault Clay (Part 2). Palaeontographical Society Monograph. 127: 49-112. gs

    Bown, P. R. (2005c). Early to Mid-Cretaceous Calcareous Nannoplankton from the Northwest Pacific Ocean, Leg 198, Shatsky Rise. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 198: 1-82. 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

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

    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

    Linnert, C., Mutterlose, J. & Erbacher, J. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils of the Cenomanian/Turonian boundary interval from the Boreal Realm (Wunstorf, northwest Germany). Marine Micropaleontology. 74: 38-58. gs

    Stover, L. E. (1966). Cretaceous coccoliths and associated nannofossils from France and the Netherlands. Micropaleontology. 12: 133-167. gs

    Varol, O. (1992b). Taxonomic revision of the Polycyclolithaceae and its contribution to Cretaceous biostratigraphy. Newsletters on Stratigraphy. 27(93-127): -. gs


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    Radiolithus planus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 16-12-2019

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