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Craterolithus plenilutetiensis

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


Citation: Craterolithus plenilutetiensis Steurbaut & Nolf 2021) Young 2023
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Luminocanthus plenilutetiensis Steurbaut & Nolf 2021

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: L. plenilutetiensis *

Search data:
Lith size: 0->0µm;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP14 zone (46.29-49.11Ma, top in Lutetian stage). Data source:
First occurrence (base): within NP14 zone (46.29-49.11Ma, base in Ypresian stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:


Steurbaut, E. & Nolf, D. (2021). The Mont-des-Récollets section (N France): a key site for the Ypresian-Lutetian transition at mid-latitudes – reassessment of the boundary criterion for the base-Lutetian GSSP. Geodiversitas. 43(11): 311-363. gs

Young, J. R. (2023). Some proposed changes to the systematics of Cenozoic and Mesozoic nannoplankton. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 41(1): 15-25. gs


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

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