CATALOG - Corollithion


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Original descriptions of taxa. For coccolithophores, and many calcispheres, these are pages from the Catalog of Calcareous Nannofossils. In other cases (e.g. non-calcifying haptophytes) the data is directly compiled on this site. The "Catalogue of Calcareous Nannofossils" was compiled by Prof A. Farinacci 1969-1989 and updated by Richard Howe 2000-2016 - see also this page.
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= Stoverius acutus
= Corollithion completum
= Corollithion covingtonii
= Stradnerlithus geometricus
= Corollithion exiguum
= Stradnerlithus fractus
= Stradnerlithus helotatus
= Corollithion karegae
= Corollithion kennedyi
= Corollithion madagaskarensis
= Rotelapillus crenulatus
= Corollithion perch-nielseniae
= Stoverius protosignum
= Truncatoscaphus hexaporus
= Corollithion signum
= Stradnerlithus silvaradius

Current identification/main database link: Corollithion Stradner, 1961

Compiled data

Citation: Corollithion Stradner 1961
Rank: Genus
Type species: Corollithion exiguum Stradner (1961)
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): 3116
Language: DE


Notes
Translation of diagnosis: Flat radial calcareous-body of hexagonal outline with six openings lying in the direction of the diagonals. The hub-like central part from which the spokes go off, bears a short distally projecting stalk. The edge of the calcareous-body is inclined, so the proximal diameter is smaller than the distal.

References:

Stradner, H. (1961). Vorkommen von Nannofossilien im Mesozoikum und AlttertiƤr. Erdoel-Zeitschrift. 77(3): 77-88. gs


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Corollithion: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci. Viewed: 31-3-2020

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