Retecapsa ficula


Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Cretarhabdaceae -> Retecapsa -> Retecapsa ficula
Sister taxa: R. incompta, R. angustiforata, R. beckii, R. octofenestrata, R. schizobrachiata, R. crenulata, R. surirella, R. escaigii, R. ficula, R. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Cretarhabdids with narrow central area entirely closed by bars


Taxonomy:

Citation: Retecapsa ficula (Stover, 1966) Burnett, 1997
Rank: Species
Basionym: Coccolithites ficula Stover, 1966
Synonyms:

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Coccolithites ficula * , Heterorhabdus primitivus *

Distinguishing features: Cretarhabdids with narrow central area entirely closed by bars

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: grill, process, closed, R-UNITS: R-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 5->8µm;
Sources: illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Turonian Stage (89.77-93.90Ma, base in Turonian stage). Data source: Burnett 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: Retecapsa ficula, synonyms included - Microstaurus ficula; Retecapsa ficula;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Retecapsa

    References:

    Burnett, J. A. (1997). New species and new combinations of Cretaceous nannofossils and a note on the origin of Petrarhabdus (Deflandre) Wise & Wind. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 19(2): 133-146. gs :: view :: open

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

    Hardas, P. & Mutterlose, J. (2008). Calcareous nannofossil assemblages of Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 in the equatorial Atlantic: Evidence of an eutrophication event. Marine Micropaleontology. 66: 52-69. gs :: ::

    Lambert, B. (1987). Nannofossiles calcaires de l'Albien supérieur et du Vraconnien du Cameroun méridional. Cahiers de Micropaléontologie. 2(2): 33-60. 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 :: view :: open

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1973). Neue Coccolithen aus dem Maastrichtien von Danemark, Madagaskar und Agypten. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark. 22: 306-333. gs :: ::

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

    Thibault, N. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the boreal Upper Campanian- Maastrichtian chalk of Denmark. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 31(1): 39-56. gs :: view :: open


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    Retecapsa ficula compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 2-7-2020

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