Staurolithites dicandidula


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Staurolithites -> Staurolithites dicandidula
Sister taxa: << < 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: Rim bicyclic, bars bright and with medial extinction line


Taxonomy:

Citation: Staurolithites dicandidula (Bergen in Bralower & Bergen, 1998) Thibault 2010
Rank: Species
Basionym: Vagalapilla dicandidula Bergen in Bralower & Bergen, 1998

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Vagalapilla dicandidula *

Distinguishing features: Rim bicyclic, bars bright and with medial extinction line

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Turonian Stage (89.77-93.90Ma, top in Turonian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within Turonian Stage (89.77-93.90Ma, base in Turonian 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:

    Bralower, T. J. & Bergen, J. A. (1998). Cenomanian-Santonian calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of a transect of cores drilled across the Western Interior Seaway. In, Dean, W. E. & Arthur, M. A. (eds) Stratigraphy and paleoenvironments of the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway. SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology. -. gs

    Thibault, N. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the boreal Upper Campanian- Maastrichtian chalk of Denmark. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 30(1): 39-56. gs


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    Staurolithites dicandidula compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-9-2019

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