Ellipsolithus anadoluensis


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Coccolith genera inc sed -> Ellipsolithus -> Ellipsolithus anadoluensis
Sister taxa: E. anadoluensis, E. aubryae, E. bollii, E. distichus, E. lajollaensis, E. macellus, E. pumex, E. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Ellipsolithus anadoluensis Varol, 1989
Rank: Species
Taxonomic discussion: Has elevated distal shields and is frequently observed in side view.

Distinguishing features: Elliptical to oblong Ellipsolithus with well separated shields and high tube that is highly birefringent in XPL. Thin finely perforate central area plate is not visible in LM.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: E. anadoluensis *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_conjunct, plate, pores, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 6->9µm;
Data source notes: lith length from OD & 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 NP12 zone (50.50-53.70Ma, top in Ypresian stage). Data source: Varol, 1989
First occurrence (base): within NP6 zone (58.97-59.54Ma, base in Selandian stage). Data source: Bown 2016

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

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. (1989b). Eocene calcareous nannofossils from Sile (northwest Turkey). Revista Española de Micropaleontología. 21: 273-320. gs V O


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Ellipsolithus anadoluensis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 25-2-2021

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