Bekelithella echinata

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Isochrysidales -> Noelaerhabdaceae -> Bekelithella -> Bekelithella echinata
Sister taxa: B. echinata, B. sp.


Citation: Bekelithella echinata Bona and Gal, 1985
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Like Reticulofenestra but with circlet of small spines formed from inner tube.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: B. echinata *

Ecology & Biogeography: : Endemic to the central Paratethys.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_conjunct, grill, vacant, process,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 3->6µm;
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Geological Range:
Notes: Pannonian, equivalent of NN10 or 11.
Last occurrence (top): within NN10 zone (8.29-9.53Ma, top in Tortonian stage). Data source: Young 1998
First occurrence (base): within NN10 zone (8.29-9.53Ma, base in Tortonian stage). Data source: Young 1998

Plot of occurrence data:


Bona, J. & Gal, M. (1985). Kalkiges Nannoplankton im Pannonien Ungarns (Calcareous nannoplankton in Pannonian Hungary). In, Papp, A. (ed.) Chronostratigraphie und Neostratotypen, Miozän der Zentral Paratethys, Bd VII, M6 Pannonien (Slovenien und Serbien). Akademiai Klado, VOL: 482-515. gs

Young, J. R. (1998). Neogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 225-265. gs V O


Bekelithella echinata compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 7-3-2021

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