Reinhardtites


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Reinhardtites
Sister taxa: Amphizygus, Archaeozygodiscus, Gorkaea, Placozygus, Reinhardtites, Tranolithus, Zeugrhabdotus, Staurolithites, Diadorhombus, Rhabdophidites, Ahmuellerella, Bukrylithus, Heteromarginatus, Misceomarginatus, Monomarginatus, Neocrepidolithus, Vacherauvillius, Chiastozygus, Braloweria, Clepsilithus, Crepidolithus, Loxolithus, Tubirhabdus,

Distinguishing features: Unicyclic muroliths with very broad rim and narrow central-area spanned or filled by a tranverse bar.


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Common species
Large openings either side of cross-bar
Small openings either side of cross-bar
Rare species, placement in Reinhardtites uncertain
Delicate axial cross fills the central area. 
Bulbous central structure
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Reinhardtites Perch-Nielsen, 1968
Rank: Genus
Type species: Reinhardtites anthophorus (Deflandre, 1959) Perch-Nielsen, 1968

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Reinhardtites *

Distinguishing features: Unicyclic muroliths with very broad rim and narrow central-area spanned or filled by a tranverse bar.

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): at base of Turonian Stage (0% up, 93.9Ma, in Turonian 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. (1968c). Der Feinbau und die Klassifikation der Coccolithen aus dem Maastrichtien von Danemark. Biologiske Skrifter. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. 16: 1-96. gs


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Reinhardtites compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 13-12-2019

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