Rotelapillus munitus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Stephanolithiales -> Stephanolithiaceae -> Rotelapillus -> Rotelapillus munitus
Sister taxa: R. msakyae, R. hexaradiatus, R. crenulatus, R. munitus, R. radians, R. pleoseptatus, R. applegatei, R. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Like R. crenulatus but smaller and with quadrate shape due to four spines protruding from the rim


Taxonomy:

Citation: Rotelapillus munitus (Perch-Nielsen, 1973) Perch-Nielsen, 1984
Rank: Species
Basionym: Stephanolithion munitum Perch-Nielsen, 1973

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Stephanolithion munitum *

Distinguishing features: Like R. crenulatus but smaller and with quadrate shape due to four spines protruding from the rim

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, circular, quadrate, cylindrical, hollow, CA: grill, V-UNITS: V-prominent, R-UNITS: R-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-bicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 2->3µm;
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: Original diagnosis
First occurrence (base): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, base in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Original diagnosis

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: Rotelapillus munitus, synonyms included - Rotelapillus munitus; Stephanolithion munitum;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Rotelapillus

    References:

    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 :: ::

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1984). Validation of new combinations. INA Newsletter. 6(1): 42-46. gs :: view :: open


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    Rotelapillus munitus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 6-7-2020

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