Staurolithites lumina


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Staurolithites -> Staurolithites lumina
Sister taxa: << < 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, S. elongatus, S. integer, S. parma, S. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Staurolithites with broad birefringent cross bars. Bicyclic rim image in XPL, but the bright inner cycle is narrow.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Staurolithites lumina Bown in Bown & Cooper, 1998
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Staurolithites lumina *

Distinguishing features: Staurolithites with broad birefringent cross bars. Bicyclic rim image in XPL, but the bright inner cycle is narrow.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, process, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-bicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 4->6µm;
Sources: holotype +/-1µm
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NJ16b subzone (151.50-151.92Ma, top in Tithonian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998
First occurrence (base): within NJ15b subzone (152.29-158.53Ma, base in Oxfordian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998

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:

    Bown, P. R. & Cooper, M. K. E. (1998). Jurassic. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 34-85. gs


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    Staurolithites lumina compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 27-2-2020

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