Zeugrhabdotus embergeri


Classification: Mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Chiastozygaceae -> Zeugrhabdotus -> Zeugrhabdotus embergeri
Sister taxa: Z. acanthus, Z. angelozziae, Z. bicrescenticus, Z. biperforatus, Z. blowii, Z. burolletii, Z. burwellensis, Z. clarus, Z. cooperi, Z. diplogrammus, Z. elegans, Z. embergeri, Z. erectus, Z. fissus, Z. fluxus, Z. howei, Z. kerguelenensis, Z. moulladei, Z. noeliae, Z. petrizzoae, Z. praesigmoides, Z. reticulatus, Z. scutula, Z. sigmoides, Z. simplex, Z. sisyphus, Z. streetiae, Z. trivectis, Z. xenotus, Z. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Large bicyclic murolith (loxolith) coccoliths with broad, blocky rim and central area spanned by a broad, disjunct, birefringent transverse bar that bears a spine. The bar has two clear lateral parts. Rim image is clearly bicyclic.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Zeugrhabdotus embergeri (Noël, 1959) Perch-Nielsen, 1984
Rank: Species
Basionym: Discolithus embergeri Noël, 1959
Synonyms:

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Discolithus embergeri * , Microrhabdulinus ambiguus * , Zygodiscus lacunatus * , Parhabdolithus embergeri *

Distinguishing features: Large bicyclic murolith (loxolith) coccoliths with broad, blocky rim and central area spanned by a broad, disjunct, birefringent transverse bar that bears a spine. The bar has two clear lateral parts. Rim image is clearly bicyclic.


Morphology remarks: "This heavily calcified species has a rhomb-shaped, composite bar and very small to no perforations in the central area." [Lees 2007]

Size: >8µm long - following the emendation of Bralower et al. 1989

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of NP5 zone (100% up, 59.5Ma, in Selandian stage). Data source: Lees & Bown 2005 - consistently present to end Cret
First occurrence (base): at base of NJ17a subzone (0% up, 151.5Ma, in Tithonian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998 (fig. 4) - secondary events

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: Zeugrhabdotus embergeri, synonyms included - Parhabdolithus embergeri; Zeugrhabdotus embergeri; Zygodiscus lacunatus; space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Zeugrhabdotus

    References:

    Barnard, T. & Hay, W. W. (1974). On Jurassic coccoliths: A tentative zonation of the Jurassic of Southern England and North France. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 67(3): 563-585. gs

    Bown, P. R. & Concheyro, A. (2004). Lower Cretaceous calcareous nannoplankton from the Neuquen Basin, Argentina. Marine Micropaleontology. 52(1-4): 51-84. gs

    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

    Bown, P. R. (1992). New calcareous nannofossil taxa from the Jurassic/Cretaceous boundary interval of Sites 765 and 261, Argo Abyssal Plain. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 123: 369-379. gs

    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. (2005c). 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

    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

    Bralower, T. J., Monechi, S. & Thierstein, H. R. (1989). Calcareous nannofossil zonation of the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary interval and correlation with the geomagnetic polarity timescale. Marine Micropaleontology. 14: 153-235. 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

    Casellato, C. E. (2010). Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of Upper Callovian - Lower Berriasian successions from the Souhern Alps, North Italy. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia. 116(3): 357-404. gs

    Cepek, P. (1978). Mesozoic calcareous nannoplankton of the Eastern North Atlantic, Leg 41. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 41: 667-687. gs

    Deflandre, G. (1963). Sur les Microrhabdulidés, famille nouvelle de nannofossiles calcaires. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences. Paris. 256: 3484-3487. 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

    Gartner, S. (1968). Coccoliths and related calcareous nannofossils from Upper Cretaceous deposits of Texas and Arkansas. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions. Article 48 (Protista 1): 1-56. 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

    Lees, J. A. (2007). New and rarely reported calcareous nannofossils from the Late Cretaceous of coastal Tanzania: outcrop samples and Tanzania Drilling Project Sites 5, 9 and 15. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 29(1): 39-65. gs

    Linnert, C., Mutterlose, J. & Erbacher, J. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils of the Cenomanian/Turonian boundary interval from the Boreal Realm (Wunstorf, northwest Germany). Marine Micropaleontology. 74: 38-58. gs

    Noël, D. (1959). Étude de coccolithes du Jurassique et du Crétacé inférieur. Publications du Service de la Carte Géologique de l'Algérie (Nouvelle Série) Bulletin. 20: 155-196. gs

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

    Roth, P. H. & Thierstein, H. R. (1972). Calcareous nannoplankton: Leg 14 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 12: 546-559. gs

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    Zeugrhabdotus embergeri compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 17-9-2019

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