Reticulofenestra kahniae


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Isochrysidales -> Noelaerhabdaceae -> Reticulofenestra -> R. pseudoumbilicus group -> Reticulofenestra kahniae
Sister taxa: R. calicis, R. pseudoumbilicus, R. haqii, R. minuta, R. minutula, R. asanoi, R. kahniae, R. rotaria, R. pospichalii,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Reticulofenestra kahniae de Kaenel & Bergen, in Boesiger et al. 2017
Rank: species

Distinguishing features: Coccoliths (sub)circular, broad central area (25-50% of coccolith width); NN3-4

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Reticulofenestra kahniae *

Search data:
Tags
MetricsLith size: 5->10┬Ám;
Sources: Boesiger et al 2017
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Notes: The LAD of R. kahniae is used as a marker at the top of NN4 in the Gulf of Mexico (Boesiger et al. 2017) 
Last occurrence (top): within NN4 zone (14.91-17.95Ma, top in Langhian stage). Data source: Boesiger et al 2017
First occurrence (base): within NN3 zone (17.95-19.00Ma, base in Burdigalian stage). Data source: Boesiger et al 2017

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: R. pseudoumbilicus group

    References:

    Boesiger, T. M., de Kaenel, E., Bergen, J. A., Browning, E. & Blair, S. A. , . (2017). Oligocene to Pleistocene taxonomy and stratigraphy of the genus Helicosphaera and other placolith taxa in the circum North Atlantic Basin. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(2-3): 145-175. gs


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

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