Reinhardtites levis


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Reinhardtites -> Reinhardtites levis
Sister taxa: R. anthophorus, R. levis, R. clavicaviformis, R. elkefensis, R. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Small openings either side of cross-bar


Taxonomy:

Citation: Reinhardtites levis Prins & Sissingh in Sissingh, 1977
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Reinhardtites levis *

Distinguishing features: Small openings either side of cross-bar

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: plate, process, bar, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 7->11µm;
Sources: original description & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Notes: FAD later, UC15b, in Boreal realm (Burnett 1998)
Last occurrence (top): at top of UC18 zone (100% up, 70.1Ma, in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998 (zonal marker)
First occurrence (base): in lower part of UC14d subzone (20% up, 81.2Ma, in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998, fig 6.4

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: Reinhardtites levis, synonyms included - Reinhardtites levis; Reinhardtites mirabilis;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Reinhardtites

    References:

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

    Lees, J. A. & Bown, P. R. (2005). Upper Cretaceous calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy, ODP Leg 198 (Shatsky Rise, Northwest Pacific Ocean). Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 198: 1-60. gs

    Manivit, H. (1989). Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of Leg 108 sediments. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 108: 35-69. gs

    Perez-Rodriguez, I., Lees, J. A., Larasoaña, J. C., Arz, J. A. & Arenillas, I. (2012). Planktonic foraminiferal and calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy and magnetostratigraphy of the uppermost Campanian and Maastrichtian at Zumaia, northern Spain. Cretaceous Research. 37: 100-126. gs

    Sissingh, W. (1977). Biostratigraphy of Cretaceous calcareous nannoplankton. Geologie en Mijnbouw. 65(1): 37-65. gs

    Thibault, N. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the boreal Upper Campanian- Maastrichtian chalk of Denmark. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 30(1): 39-56. gs

    Watkins, D. K. (1992). Upper Cretaceous nannofossils from Leg 120, Kergeulen Plateau, Southern Ocean. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 120: 343-370. gs


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    Reinhardtites levis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-2-2020

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