Staurolithites coroniformis


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Staurolithites -> Staurolithites coroniformis
Sister taxa: S. crux, S. dibrachiatus, S. stradneri, S. dentatus, S. eiffellithoides, S. flavus, S. halfanii, S. minutus, S. ngurumahambaensis, 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, > >>

Distinguishing features: Smallish species (<6µm) with high rim and S-shaped longitudinal cross-bar


Taxonomy:

Citation: Staurolithites coroniformis (Forchheimer, 1972) Lambert, 1987
Rank: Species
Basionym: Vagalapilla coroniformis Forchheimer, 1972

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Vagalapilla coroniformis *

Distinguishing features: Smallish species (<6µm) with high rim and S-shaped longitudinal cross-bar

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, process, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 3->5µm;
Sources: original description & Lambert 1987
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Barremian Stage (126.30-130.77Ma, top in Barremian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within Hauterivian Stage (130.77-133.88Ma, base in Hauterivian stage). Data source: original description

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Staurolithites

    References:

    Forchheimer, S. (1972). Scanning electron microscope studies of Cretaceous coccoliths from the Köpingsberg Borehole No. 1, SE Sweden. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning; Series C. #668, 65: 1-141. 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


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    Staurolithites coroniformis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 5-4-2020

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