Biantholithus hughesii


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Coccolith genera inc sed -> Biantholithus -> Biantholithus hughesii
Sister taxa: B. astralis, B. flosculus, B. hughesii, B. sparsus, B. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Biantholithus hughesii Varol, 1989
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Biantholithus with six visible elements/rays in LM, which are not in contact in their outer part..

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: B. hughesii *


Size: Maximum diameter 9 microns.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, circular, CA: closed,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 8->10µm; Segments: 6->6;
Data source notes: lith length from OD and slightly extended
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP1 zone (65.47-66.04Ma, top in Danian stage). Data source: Varol, 1989
First occurrence (base): within NP1 zone (65.47-66.04Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: Varol, 1989

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Varol, O. (1989c). Palaeocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy. In, Crux, J. A. & van Heck, S. E. (eds) Nannofossils and their applications: Proceedings of the 2nd INA Conference, London 1987. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 265-310. gs V O

Varol, O. (1998). Palaeogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 200-224. gs


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Biantholithus hughesii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 1-3-2021

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