Tranolithus minimus


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Tranolithus -> Tranolithus minimus
Sister taxa: T. bitraversus, T. gabalus, T. incus, T. macleodiae, T. minimus, T. orionatus, T. praeorionatus, T. salillum, T. stemmerikii, T. sp.,


Taxonomy:

Citation: Tranolithus minimus (Bukry, 1969) Perch-Nielsen, 1984
Rank: Species
Basionym: Zygodiscus minimus Bukry, 1969

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Zygodiscus minimus *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: process, bar, V-UNITS: V-prominent, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 3->5µm;
Sources: illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Maastrichtian Stage (100% up, 66Ma, in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Lees & Bown 2005 - consistently present to end Cret
First occurrence (base): within Late Cretaceous Epoch (66.04-100.50Ma, base in Cenomanian stage). Data source: [PRB estimate]

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: Tranolithus minimus, synonyms included - Tranolithus minimus; Zygodiscus minimus;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Tranolithus

    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

    Bukry, D. (1969). Upper Cretaceous coccoliths from Texas and Europe. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions. Article 51 (Protista 2): 1-79. gs

    Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs

    Lees, J. A. & Bown, P. R. (2005). Upper Cretaceous calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy, ODP Leg 198 (Shatsky Rise, Northwest Pacific Ocean). Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 198: 1-60. gs

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1984). Validation of new combinations. INA Newsletter. 6(1): 42-46. gs

    Rahman, A. & Roth, P. H. (1991). Upper Jurassic calcareous nannofossils from the DSDP Site 534 in the Blake Bahama Basin, western North Atlantic. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 84: 765-789. 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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    Tranolithus minimus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-3-2020

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