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Craterolithus hoerstgensis

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Coccolith genera inc sed -> Craterolithus -> Craterolithus hoerstgensis
Sister taxa: C. eolutetiensis, C. hirsutus, C. hoerstgensis, C. plenilutetiensis


Citation: Craterolithus hoerstgensis (Muller 1970) Firth 1989
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Craterolithus hoerstgensis (Muller 1970) Firth 1989

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. hoerstgensis [no catalog entry yet]

Search data:
Lith size: 0->0µm;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP24 zone (26.84-29.62Ma, top in Chattian stage).
First occurrence (base): within NP23 zone (29.62-32.02Ma, base in Rupelian stage).

Plot of occurrence data:


Firth, J. V. (1988). Craterolithus; a new calcareous nannofossil genus from the Oligocene of the Labrador Sea. Journal of Paleontology. 62(6): 853-854. gs

Firth, J. V. (1989). Eocene and Oligocene calcareous nannofossils from the Labrador Sea, ODP Leg 105. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 105: 263-286. gs

Müller, C. (1970). Nannoplankton aus dem Mittel-Oligozän von Norddeutschland und Belgien. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen. 135: 82-101. gs O


Craterolithus hoerstgensis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 6-12-2023

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