Staurolithites gausorhethium


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Staurolithites -> Staurolithites gausorhethium
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, S. ellipticus, > >>

Distinguishing features: Staurolithites with a narrow axial cross that may be slightly rotated from axial; the longitudinal bars curve as they meet the coccolith rim. Unicyclic rim image, though the rim is crossed by curving extincton lines.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Staurolithites gausorhethium (Hill, 1976) Varol & Girgis, 1994
Rank: Species
Basionym: Vagalapilla gausorhethium Hill, 1976
Synonyms:

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Vagalapilla gausorhethium * , Chiastozygus curvus *

Distinguishing features: Staurolithites with a narrow axial cross that may be slightly rotated from axial; the longitudinal bars curve as they meet the coccolith rim. Unicyclic rim image, though the rim is crossed by curving extincton lines.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, process, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 5->7µm;
Sources: original descriptions & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Notes:

Characteristic of the Albian-Cenomanian [Rutledge 1994]


Last occurrence (top): at top of UC3b subzone (100% up, 95Ma, in Cenomanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998 (subzonal marker), fig. 6.2
First occurrence (base): within Early Albian Substage (110.22-112.95Ma, base in Albian 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 gausorhethium, synonyms included - Staurolithites gausorhethium;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Staurolithites

    References:

    Bown, P. R. (2001). Calcareous nannofossils of the Gault, Upper Greensand and Glauconitic Marl (Middle Albian-Lower Cenomanian) from the BGS Selborne boreholes, Hampshire. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association. 112: 223-236. gs :: ::

    Bown, P. R. (2005). Early to Mid-Cretaceous Calcareous Nannoplankton from the Northwest Pacific Ocean, Leg 198, Shatsky Rise. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 198: 1-82. 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 :: ::

    Gale, A. S., Kennedy, W. J., Burnett, J. A., Caron, M. & Kidd, B. E. (1996). The Late Albian to Early Cenomanian succession at Mont Risou, near Rosans (Drôme, SE France): an integrated study (ammonites, inoceramids, planktonic foraminifera, nannofossils, oxygen and carbon isotopes). Cretaceous Research. 17: 515-606. gs :: ::

    Gale, A. S. et al. (2011). The uppermost Middle and Upper Albian succession at the Col de Palluel, Hautes-Alpes, France: An integrated study (ammonites, inoceramid bivalves, planktonic foraminifera, nannofossils, geochemistry, stable oxygen and carbon isotopes, cyclostratigraphy). Cretaceous Research. 32: 59-130. gs :: ::

    Hill, M. E. (1976). Lower Cretaceous calcareous nannofossils from Texas and Oklahoma. Palaeontographica Abteilung B. 156: 103-179. gs :: ::

    Jeremiah, J. (1996). A proposed Albian to Lower Cenomanian nannofossil biozonation for England and the North Sea Basin. Journal of Micropalaeontology. 15(97-129): -. gs :: view :: open

    Kennedy, W. J. et al. (2000). Integrated stratigraphy across the Aptian-Albian boundary in the Marnes Bleues, at the Col de Pre _-Guittard, Arnayon (Drome), and at Tartonne (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence), France: a candidate Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Boundary Point for the base of the Albian Stage. Cretaceous Research. 21: 591-720. gs :: ::

    Rutledge, D. C. (1994). Calcareous nannofossils of the boreal Lower Cretaceous: Applications in biostratigraphy & palaeoceanography. PhD thesis, University College London. 1-324. gs :: ::

    Varol, O. & Girgis, M. (1994). New taxa and taxonomy of some Jurassic to Cretaceous calcareous nannofossils. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen. 192: 221-253. gs :: ::

    Varol, O. (1991). New Cretaceous and Tertiary Calcareous Nannofossils. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen. 182: 211-237. gs :: ::


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    Staurolithites gausorhethium compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 2-7-2020

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