Rhabdophidites parallelus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Rhabdophidites -> Rhabdophidites parallelus
Sister taxa: R. moeslensis, R. parallelus, R. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Spinose forms with minute basal loxolith coccolith with axial cross bars. The spines are long, parallel sided and cruciform in section.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Rhabdophidites parallelus (Wind & Cepek, 1979) Lambert, 1987
Rank: Species
Basionym: Rhabdolekiskus parallelus Wind & Cepek, 1979
Synonyms: Vagalapilla parellela  (Wind and Cepek) de Kaenel and Bergen 1996
Pseudolithraphidites parallelus;
Vekshinella parallela (Wind and Cepek) Applegate and Bergen 1988;

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Rhabdolekiskus parallelus *

Distinguishing features: Spinose forms with minute basal loxolith coccolith with axial cross bars. The spines are long, parallel sided and cruciform in section.

Geological Range:
Notes: Recoeed in the Tithonian by de Kaenel & Bergen 1996
Last occurrence (top): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, top in Albian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998
First occurrence (base): within Early Valanginian Substage (136.41-139.39Ma, base in Valanginian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 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: Rhabdophidites parallelus, synonyms included - Pseudolithraphidites parallelus; Rhabdolekiskus parallelus; Rhabdophidites parallelus; Vagalapilla parellela; Vekshinella parallela;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Rhabdophidites

    References:

    Applegate, J. L. & Bergen, J. A. (1988). Cretaceous calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of sediments recovered from the Galicia Margin, ODP Leg 103. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 103: 293-348. gs

    Bown, P. R., Rutledge, D. C., Crux, J. A. & Gallagher, L. T. (1998). Early Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 86-131. gs

    Bown, P. R., Gibbs, S. J., Sheward, R., O’Dea, S. & Higgins, D. (2014). Searching for cells: the potential of fossil coccospheres in coccolithophore research. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 34(special): 5-21. gs

    Covington, J. M. & Wise, S. W. (1987). Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of a Lower Cretaceous deep-sea fan complex: Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 93 Site 603, lower continental rise off Cape Hatteras. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 93: 617-660. gs

    de Kaenel, E. & Bergen, J. A. (1996). Mesozoic calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy from sites 897, 899, and 901, Iberia Abyssal Plain: New biostratigraphic evidence. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 149: 27-59. gs

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

    Lambert, B. (1993). Nannofossiles calcaires de l'Albien supérieur et du Vraconnien du Cameroun méridional (Deuxième Partie). Cahiers de Micropaleontologie. 8(2): 183-225. gs

    Wind, F. H. & Cepek, P. (1979). Lower Cretaceous calcareous nannoplankton from DSDP Hole 397A (northwest African Margin). Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 47A: 221-235. gs


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    Rhabdophidites parallelus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 11-12-2019

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