Reticulofenestra stavensis


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Isochrysidales -> Noelaerhabdaceae -> Reticulofenestra -> R. bisecta group -> Reticulofenestra stavensis
Sister taxa: R. bisecta, R. filewiczii, R. stavensis, R. magniscutum ⟩⟨ R. perplexa, R. producta, D. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Reticulofenestra stavensis (Levin & Joerger, 1967) Varol, 1989
Rank: Species
Basionym: Coccolithus stavensis Levin & Joerger, 1967
Synonyms: Coccolithus tortuosus Levin & Joerger, 1967
Taxonomic discussion: The holotype size of R. stavensis is 14µm and the species concept applied here is for the size range >10µm.

Distinguishing features: Large to very large (>10 µm) with a solid central plug.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. stavensis * , C. tortuosus *


Size: Holotype length 14µm.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_conjunct, grill, closed,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 10->16µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NN1 zone (22.82-23.13Ma, top in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Young 1998
First occurrence (base): within NP17 zone (37.32-40.40Ma, base in Bartonian stage). Data source: Perch-Nielsen 1985

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2012). Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleogene equatorial Pacific (IODP Expedition 320 Sites U1331-1334). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 32(2): 3-51. gs V O

Bown, P. R. & Newsam, C. (2017). Calcareous nannofossils from the Eocene North Atlantic Ocean (IODP Expedition 342 Sites U1403–1411). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(1): 25-60. gs V O

Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs V O

de Kaenel, E. & Villa, G. (1996). Oligocene-Miocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy and paleoeecology from the Iberian Abyssal Plain. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 149: 79-145. gs V O

Fioroni, C., Villa, G., Persico, D., Wise, S. W. & Pea, L. (2012). Revised middle Eocene-upper Oligocene calcareous nannofossil biozonation for the Southern Ocean. Revue de Micropaléontologie. 55(2): 53-70. gs

Fioroni, C., Villa, G., Persico, D. & Jovane, L. (2015). Middle Eocene-Lower Oligocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy and paleoceanographic implications from Site 711 (equatorial Indian Ocean). Marine Micropaleontology. 118: 50-62. gs

Jones, A. P. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2020). Middle Eocene to Early Oligocene calcareous nannofossils from the Nanggulan Formation, Java, Indonesia. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 30(1): 57-79. gs V O

Levin, H. L. & Joerger, A. P. (1967). Calcareous nannoplankton from the Tertiary of Alabama. Micropaleontology. 13(2): 163-182. gs

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1972b). Remarks on Late Cretaceous to Pleistocene coccoliths from the North Atlantic. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 12: 1003-1069. gs V O

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1985a). Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils. In, Bolli, H. M., Saunders, J. B. & Perch-Nielsen, K. (eds) Plankton Stratigraphy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 427-555. gs

Shepherd, C. L. & Kulhanek, D. K. (2016). Eocene nannofossil biostratigraphy of the mid-Waipara River section, Canterbury Basin, New Zealand. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 26(1): 33-59. gs V O

Varol, O. (1989a). Calcareous nannofossil study of the central and western Solomon Islands. Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources Earth Sciences. 239-268. gs V O

Varol, O. (1998). Palaeogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 200-224. gs

Wei, W. & Wise, S. W. (1990b). Middle Eocene to Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils recovered by Ocean Drilling Program leg 113 in the Weddell Sea. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 113: 639-666. gs V O

Wise, S. W. & Wind, F. H. (1977). Mesozoic and Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils recovered by DSDP Leg 36 drilling on the Falkland Plateau, south-west Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 36(269-491): -. gs V O

Young, J. R. (1998). Neogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 225-265. gs V O


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Reticulofenestra stavensis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-1-2021

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Juan P. Pérez Panera (Los Talas, Argentina)

The last proper recombination I found for this taxon is:

1998. Dictyococcites stavensis (Levin and Joerger) Varol, p. 218, pl. 7.2, fig. 5.

in the Black book, but I think Dictyococcitesis a synonim of Reticulofenestra

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Juan P. Pérez Panera (Los Talas, Argentina)

I checked in Varol (1989) for the recombination to Reticulofenestra and is not there... I look for the author in other taxonomic works and everybody cites Varol (1989), but there is no recombination of this species in that paper.

Could it be possible that there is no proper recombination to Reticulofenestra stavensis according to the ICBN??

Varol, O. (1989b). Eocene calcareous nannofossils from Sile (northwest Turkey). Revista Española de Micropaleontología. 21: 273-320

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Jeremy Young (Tonbridge, UK)

Hi Juan

My mistake the wrong paper was cited here - there four Varol 1989 papers and keeping track of which one is which is always a problem. The correct citation is Varol, O. (1989a). Calcareous nannofossil study of the central and western Solomon Islands. Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources Earth Sciences. 239-268. There are a few other new species and combinations in that paper so will check the other citations.

thanks

Jeremy

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Juan P. Pérez Panera (Los Talas, Argentina)

Thanks Jeremy. It looks like that mistake was replicated in several papers, because they cite the one from Revista Española.

Cheers,

Juan

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