Nannotax3 - ntax_mesozoic - Broinsonia signata

Broinsonia signata


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Arkhangelskiales -> Arkhangelskiellaceae -> Broinsonia -> Broinsonia signata
Sister taxa: B. parca, B. enormis, B. furtiva, B. gammation ⟩⟨ B. verecundia, B. dentata, B. cenomanica ⟩⟨ B. ethmoquadrata ⟩⟨ B. signata, B. galloisii, B. matalosa, B. viriosa, B. sp.

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Broinsonia): Outer rim of V-units, with slight clockwise obliquity, visible on distal surface and form dark rim in LM; central-area spanned by an axial cross, grill or perforate plate. 3 tiers visible in side view.
This taxon: axial cross with open quadrants


Taxonomy:

Citation: Broinsonia signata (Noël, 1969) Noël, 1970
Rank: Species
Basionym: Aspidolithus signatus Noël, 1969
Taxonomic discussion: This is not a very distinctive species and is possibly largely used for B. dentata type cocoliths in which the crossbars are lost due to preservation

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: A. signatus *

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Broinsonia): Outer rim of V-units, with slight clockwise obliquity, visible on distal surface and form dark rim in LM; central-area spanned by an axial cross, grill or perforate plate. 3 tiers visible in side view.
This taxon: axial cross with open quadrants


Morphology:


Size:

Search data:
LITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
Lith size: 5->9µm;
Data source notes: illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Aptian Stage (112.95-126.30Ma, base in Aptian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

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 O

Bown, P. R., Rutledge, D. C., Crux, J. A. & Gallagher, L. T. (1998). Lower Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 86-131. gs O

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

Crux, J. A. (1980). A biostratigraphical study of Upper Cretaceous nannofossils from South-east England and North France. PhD thesis, University College London. -. gs

Forchheimer, S. (1972). Scanning electron microscope studies of Cretaceous coccoliths from the Köpingsberg Borehole No. 1, SE Sweden. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning, Series C. #668, 65: 1-141. gs O

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

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

Mutterlose, J. (1992b). Lower Cretaceous nannofossil biostratigraphy off northwestern Australia (Leg 123). Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 123: 343-368. gs V O

Noël, D. (1969). Arkhangelskiella (coccolithes Crétacés) et formes affines du Bassin de Paris. Revue de Micropaléontologie. 11: 191-204. gs

Noël, D. (1970). Coccolithes Crétacés: La Craie Campanienne du Bassin de Paris. Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. -. 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 O

Thibault, N. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the boreal Upper Campanian- Maastrichtian chalk of Denmark. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 31(1): 39-56. gs V O

Wise, S. W. & Wind, F. H. (1977). Mesozoic and Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils recovered by DSDP Leg 36 drilling on the Falkland Plateau, south-west Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 36(269-491): -. gs O


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Broinsonia signata compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 27-9-2022

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