Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Coccolith genera inc sed -> Gladiolithus -> Gladiolithus sp.
Sister taxa: G. flabellatus, G. striatus, G. adeyi 〉〈 G. brevis, G. contus, G. ornatus, G. sp.
Citation: Gladiolithus sp. Rank: generic level id
Distinguishing features: Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species
Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:
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|Metrics||Lith size: 0->0µm; |
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: same as genus
First occurrence (base): within NP6 zone (58.97-59.54Ma, base in Selandian stage). Data source: same as genus
Plot of occurrence data:
- Range-bar - range as quoted above, pink interval top occurs in, green interval base occurs in.
- Triangles indicate an event for which a precise placement has been suggested
- (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Gladiolithus
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