Nannotax3 - ntax_mesozoic - Eprolithus sp.

Eprolithus sp.


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Braarudosphaerales -> Polycyclolithaceae -> Eprolithus -> Eprolithus sp.
Sister taxa: E. rarus, E. moratus, E. octopetalus, E. floralis, E. apertior, E. antiquus, E. sp.

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Eprolithus): Moderately tall, circular to stellate, multiradiate nannoliths with 5-9 petaloid wall-cycle elements surrounding a wide central area spanned by a median diaphragm. Typically H-shaped in side view.
This taxon: Specimens not identified to species level


Taxonomy:

Citation: Eprolithus sp.
Rank: generic level id

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Eprolithus): Moderately tall, circular to stellate, multiradiate nannoliths with 5-9 petaloid wall-cycle elements surrounding a wide central area spanned by a median diaphragm. Typically H-shaped in side view.
This taxon: Specimens not identified to species level


Morphology:

We are using this category for images of specimens which can be identified to generic level but have not been definitively assigned to a single species.

Size:

Search data:
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Lith size: 0->0µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within (-Ma, top in "Holocene" stage). Data source:
First occurrence (base): within (-Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R., Rutledge, D. C., Crux, J. A. & Gallagher, L. T. (1998). Lower Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 86-131. gs O

Kanungo, S., Bown, P. R. & Gale, A. S. (2020). Cretaceous (Albian-Turonian) calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of the onshore Cauvery Basin, southeastern India. Cretaceous Research. 118 [2021]: 1-22. gs

Mutterlose, J. (1992b). Lower Cretaceous nannofossil biostratigraphy off northwestern Australia (Leg 123). Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 123: 343-368. gs V O

Varol, O. (1992b). Taxonomic revision of the Polycyclolithaceae and its contribution to Cretaceous biostratigraphy. Newsletters on Stratigraphy. 27(93-127): -. gs


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Eprolithus sp. compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 7-10-2022

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