Cruciplacolithus asymmetricus


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolithales -> Coccolithaceae -> Cruciplacolithus -> Cruciplacolithus asymmetricus
Sister taxa: C. neohelis, C. kanungoi ⟩⟨ C. cruciformis, C. flavius, C. klausii, C. nishii, C. tarquinius ⟩⟨ C. asymmetricus, C. edwardsii, C. frequens ⟩⟨ C. intermedius, C. primus, C. subrotundus, C. tenuis ⟩⟨ C. filigranus, C. inseadus, C. latipons, C. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Cruciplacolithus asymmetricus van Heck & Prins, 1987
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Moderate to large Cruciplacolithus with slightly rotated (<20 degrees) cross-bars.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. asymmetricus *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, diagonal cross,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 7->12µm;
Data source notes: lith size from OD
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP4 zone (61.51-63.25Ma, top in Selandian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]
First occurrence (base): within NP2 zone (64.81-65.47Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

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

Pospichal, J. J. & Wise, S. W. (1990a). Calcareous nannofossils across the K/T boundary, ODP hole 690C, Maud Rise, Weddell Sea. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 113: 515-532. gs V O

van Heck, S. E. & Prins, B. (1987). A refined nannoplankton zonation for the Danian of the Central North Sea. Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt. 39: 285-303. 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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Cruciplacolithus asymmetricus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-2-2021

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