Staurolithites aachenus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Staurolithites -> Staurolithites aachenus
Sister taxa: << < S. quadriarcullus, S. siesseri, S. coroniformis, S. gausorhethium, S. leptostaurus, S. dorfii, S. handleyi, S. imbricatus, S. laffittei, S. lumina, S. mielnicensis, S. mitcheneri, S. angustus, S. mutterlosei, S. zoensis, S. aachenus, S. aenigma, S. dicandidula, S. ellipticus, S. elongatus, S. integer, S. parma, S. sp.,

Distinguishing features: cross with complex structure


Taxonomy:

Citation: Staurolithites aachenus (Bukry, 1969) Burnett, 1997
Rank: Species
Basionym: Vagalapilla aachena Bukry, 1969
Synonyms: Vekshinella aachena

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Vagalapilla aachena *

Distinguishing features: cross with complex structure


Morphology remarks: "Axial cross composed of inner core of laths sandwiched between blocks which thicken toward rim" (Burnett 1998)

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, process, V-UNITS: V-prominent, R-UNITS: R-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-bicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 6->9µm;
Sources: original description & 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 Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, top in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Santonian Stage (83.64-86.26Ma, base in Santonian stage). Data source: Burnett 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: Staurolithites aachenus, synonyms included - Staurolithites aachenus; Vagalapilla aachena; Vekshinella aachena;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Staurolithites

    References:

    Bukry, D. (1969). Upper Cretaceous coccoliths from Texas and Europe. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions. Article 51 (Protista 2): 1-79. gs :: ::

    Burnett, J. A. (1997). New species and new combinations of Cretaceous nannofossils and a note on the origin of Petrarhabdus (Deflandre) Wise & Wind. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 19(2): 133-146. gs :: view :: open

    Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs :: ::

    Thierstein, H. R. (1974). Calcareous nannoplankton - Leg 26, Deep Sea Drilling Project. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 26: 619-667. gs :: view :: open

    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 :: view :: open


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    Staurolithites aachenus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 16-7-2020

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