Cruciplacolithus frequens


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolithales -> Coccolithaceae -> Cruciplacolithus -> Cruciplacolithus frequens
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 frequens (Perch-Nielsen, 1977) Romein, 1979
Rank: Species
Basionym: Chiasmolithus frequens Perch-Nielsen, 1977

Distinguishing features: Moderate to large Cruciplacolithus with slightly rotated (<20 degrees) cross bars that have disjunct, birefringent blocks (‘feet') where they meet the rim.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. frequens *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, diagonal cross,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 12->14µm;
Data source notes: lith size from Romein 1979
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): in mid part of NP9 zone (50% up, 56.5Ma, in Ypresian stage). Data source: Perch-Nielsen 1985, Varol, (1989, fig. 12.4)
First occurrence (base): within NP4 zone (61.51-63.25Ma, 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

Bown, P. R. (2010). Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum interval of southern Tanzania (TDP Site 14). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 31(1): 11-38. gs V O

Bown, P. R. (2016). Paleocene calcareous nannofossils from Tanzania (TDP sites 19, 27 and 38). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 36(1): 1-32. gs V O

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1977a). Albian to Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from the Western South Atlantic, DSDP Leg 39. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 39: 699-823. gs V O

Romein, A. J. T. (1979). Lineages in Early Paleogene calcareous nannoplankton. Utrecht Micropaleontological Bulletin. 22: 1-231. gs V O

Self-Trail, J. (2011). Paleogene Calcareous Nannofossils of the South Dover Bridge core, Southern Maryland (USA). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 32(1): 1-28. gs V O

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


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Cruciplacolithus frequens compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-2-2021

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