Eiffellithus primus


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Eiffellithales -> Eiffellithaceae -> Eiffellithus -> Eiffellithus primus
Sister taxa: E. eximius, E. lindiensis ⟩⟨ E. gorkae, E. keio, E. parallelus, E. pospichalii, E. turriseiffelii ⟩⟨ E. collis, E. equibiramus, E. parvus ⟩⟨ E. monechiae, E. praestigium, E. vonsalisiae, E. hancockii, E. paragogus ⟩⟨ E. primus, E. striatus, E. windii, E. sp.

Distinguishing features: Small to medium sized Eiffellithus coccolith with an axial cross.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Eiffellithus primus Applegate & Bergen, 1988
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: E. primus *

Distinguishing features: Small to medium sized Eiffellithus coccolith with an axial cross.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: cross-axial, ca_disjunct, plate, process, closed, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 6->8µm;
Data source notes: original description & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Valanginian Substage (136.41-139.39Ma, top in Valanginian stage). Data source: Bergen, 1994
First occurrence (base): within Middle Berriasian Substage (141.93-143.57Ma, base in Berriasian stage). Data source: Bralower et al., 1989

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Applegate, J. L. & Bergen, J. A. (1988). Cretaceous calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of sediments recovered from the Galicia Margin, ODP Leg 103. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 103: 293-348. gs V O

Bown, P. R. & Concheyro, A. (2004). Lower Cretaceous calcareous nannoplankton from the Neuquen Basin, Argentina. In, Villa, G., Lees, J. A. & Bown, P. R. (eds) Calcareous Nannofossil Palaeoecology and Palaeocenographic Reconstructions, Proceedings of the INA9 conference, Parma 2002. Marine Micropaleontology. 52(1-4): 51-84. gs

Bown, P. R. (2005c). Early to Mid-Cretaceous Calcareous Nannoplankton from the Northwest Pacific Ocean, Leg 198, Shatsky Rise. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 198: 1-82. gs V O


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

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