Russellia


Classification: Mesozoic -> Holococcoliths -> Rarer genera -> Russellia
Sister taxa: Bifidalithus, Bilapillus, Multipartis, Munarinus, Octolithus, Okkolithus, Ottavianus, Pharus, Ramsaya, Russellia, Saepiovirgata, Acuturris, Anfractus, Duocameratus, Lacunolithus-Bown, Metadoga, Nicholasia, Paulpearsonia, Petrobrasiella, Pseudoconus, Semihololithus, Stereorhabdus, Tanzanella, Thecatus, unidentified holococcoliths,

Distinguishing features: Holococcoliths with rim of 10-26 blocks and a small central block.


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
medium sized (5-8 µm)
small sized (3-5 µm)
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Russellia Risatti, 1973
Rank: Genus
Type species: Russellia bukryi Risatti, 1973

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Russellia *

Distinguishing features: Holococcoliths with rim of 10-26 blocks and a small central block.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, R-UNITS: R-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 3->8µm;
Sources: size range of included species
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Maastrichtian Stage (100% up, 66Ma, in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Maastrichtian Stage (0% up, 72.1Ma, in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Risatti, J. B. (1973). Nannoplankton biostratigraphy of the Upper Bluffport Marl-Lower Prairie Bluff Chalk interval (upper Cretaceous) in Mississippi. In, Smith, L. A. & Hardenbol, J. (eds) Proceedings of the Symposium on Calcareous Nannofossils. Gulf Coast Section SEPM Publication, 8-57. gs :: ::


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Russellia compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 9-7-2020

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