Tortolithus carteri


Classification: Mesozoic -> Heterococcoliths inc sedis -> muroliths inc sedis -> Tortolithus -> Tortolithus carteri
Sister taxa: T. caistorensis, T. carteri, T. dodekachelyon, T. foramen, T. furlongii, T. hallii, T. pagei, T. polygonatus, T. sp.,

Distinguishing features: A brightly-birefringent species of Tortolithus


Taxonomy:

Citation: Tortolithus carteri Bergen & Howe in Sikora et al. (2004)
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Tortolithus carteri *

Distinguishing features: A brightly-birefringent species of Tortolithus

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Coniacian Substage (88.77-89.77Ma, top in Coniacian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within Late Turonian Substage (89.77-91.41Ma, 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: Tortolithus

    References:

    Sikora, P. J., Howe, R. W., Gale, A. S. & Stein, J. A. (2004). Chronostratigraphy of proposed Turonian-Coniacian (Upper Cretaceous) stage boundary stratotypes; Salzgitter-Salder, Germany, and Wagon Mound, New Mexico, USA. Geological Society of London Special Publication. 230: 207-242. gs


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    Tortolithus carteri compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-10-2019

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