Staurolithites mitcheneri


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

Distinguishing features: Small (holotype 4 µm) bicyclic Staurolithites with narrow central area filled with a narrow axial cross. The bright inner cycle is broader than the outer cycle.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Staurolithites mitcheneri (Applegate & Bergen, 1988) Rutledge & Bown in Bown et al., 1998
Rank: Species
Basionym: Vekshinella mitcheneri Applegate & Bergen, 1988
Synonyms:

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: V. mitcheneri *

Distinguishing features: Small (holotype 4 µm) bicyclic Staurolithites with narrow central area filled with a narrow axial cross. The bright inner cycle is broader than the outer cycle.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, ca_disjunct, process, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 3->5µm;
Data source notes: 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 Early Aptian Substage (122.98-126.30Ma, top in Aptian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998
First occurrence (base): within Early Valanginian Substage (136.41-139.39Ma, base in Valanginian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Applegate, J. L. & Bergen, J. A. (1988). Cretaceous calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of sediments recovered from the Galicia Margin, ODP Leg 103. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 103: 293-348. gs V O

Bown, P. R., Rutledge, D. C., Crux, J. A. & Gallagher, L. T. (1998). Early Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 86-131. gs

Covington, J. M. & Wise, S. W. (1987). Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of a Lower Cretaceous deep-sea fan complex: Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 93 Site 603, lower continental rise off Cape Hatteras. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 93: 617-660. gs V O


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Staurolithites mitcheneri compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 19-1-2021

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