Crucirhabdus prinsii

Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> hidden -> deleted -> Crucirhabdus prinsii
Sister taxa: A. variabilis, A. confusa, A. paucipunctata, C. noeliae subsp. depressa, C. noeliae subsp. noeliae, C. noeliae subsp. recondita, Centosphaera, C. barbata, C. ocellatus, C. prinsii, C. deflandrei (morphotype A), C. deflandrei (morphotype B), C. asymmetricus, H. geometricus, M. bramlettei, N. erbae, Obliquipithonella, O. prasina, O. rhombica, Orthopithonella, O. geometrica, O. misurinae, P. fletcheri, P. bownii, P. geometrica> >>

Distinguishing features: Additional lateral bars in central area 


Citation: Crucirhabdus prinsii Rood et al., 1973
Rank: Species
Taxonomic discussion: This species does not appear to have been reported since its original description, possibly because the lateral bars are not visible in LM and so it is included within C. primulus. [my interpretation - JRY 2020]

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: C. prinsi + + *

Distinguishing features: Additional lateral bars in central area 

Search data:
MetricsLith size: 0->0µm;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Pliensbachian Stage (182.70-190.82Ma, top in Pliensbachian stage). Data source: holotype age
First occurrence (base): within Pliensbachian Stage (182.70-190.82Ma, base in Pliensbachian stage). Data source: holotype age

Plot of occurrence data:


Rood, A. P., Hay, W. W. & Barnard, T. (1973). Electron microscope studies of Lower and Middle Jurassic coccoliths. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 66: 365-382. gs V O


Crucirhabdus prinsii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 21-4-2021

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