Clathrolithus arenarius


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> fossil holococcoliths -> Clathrolithus -> Clathrolithus arenarius
Sister taxa: C. arenarius, C. ellipticus, C. joidesa, C. minutus, C. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Clathrolithus arenarius (Stradner, 1962) Bown, 2005
Rank: Species
Basionym: Corannulus arenarius Stradner, 1962

Distinguishing features: Large non-birefringent elliptical holococcolith comprising a perforate framework with a large central pore and 9-13 marginal pores.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. arenarius *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, asymmetric, elliptical, CA: pores, CROSS-POLARS: 1ou, V-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 7->9µm;
Data source notes: lith size from OD and illustrated specs
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP17 zone (37.32-40.40Ma, top in Priabonian stage). Data source: Bown 2005
First occurrence (base): within NP15b subzone (44.12-45.49Ma, base in Lutetian stage). Data source: Bown 2005

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2006). New Paleogene calcareous nannofossil taxa from coastal Tanzania: Tanzania Drilling Project Sites 11 to 14. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 28(1): 17-34. gs V O

Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs V O

Stradner, H. (1962). Über neue und wenig bekannte Nannofossilien aus Kreide und Alttertiär. Verhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt (Wien). 2: 363-377. gs V O


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Clathrolithus arenarius compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-4-2021

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