Sphenolithus patifunditus


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Discoasterales -> Sphenolithaceae -> Sphenolithus -> S. predistentus group -> Sphenolithus patifunditus
Sister taxa: S. ciperoensis, S. distentus, S. predistentus, S. patifunditus, S. bulbulus, S. tawfikii, S. celsus, S. peartiae, S. akropodus, S. tribulosus, S. directus, S. avis, S. umbrellus, S. triangularis, S. intercalaris, S. obtusus,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Sphenolithus patifunditus Bergen & de Kaenel, in Bergen et al. 2017
Rank: species

Distinguishing features: Like S. ciperoensis but with flaring base

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Sphenolithus patifundus [no catalog entry yet]

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MetricsLith size: 0->0┬Ám;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP25 zone (24.40-26.84Ma, top in Chattian stage). Data source: Bergen et al 2017
First occurrence (base): within NP24 zone (26.84-29.62Ma, base in Rupelian stage). Data source: Bergen 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: S. predistentus group

    References:

    Bergen, J. A., de Kaenel, E., Blair, S. A., Boesiger, T. M. & Browning, E. (2017). Oligocene-Pliocene taxonomy and stratigraphy of the genus Sphenolithus in the circum North Atlantic Basin: Gulf of Mexico and ODP Leg 154. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(2-3): 77-112. gs


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    Sphenolithus patifunditus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 20-9-2019

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