Gladiolithus striatus

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Coccolith genera inc sed -> Gladiolithus -> Gladiolithus striatus
Sister taxa: G. flabellatus, G. striatus, G. adeyi ⟩⟨ G. brevis, G. contus, G. ornatus, G. sp.


Citation: Gladiolithus striatus Hagino & Okada, 1998
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Tube-coccoliths short (3.5-5 µm) and with striations

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: G. striatus *

Ecology & Biogeography: Deep photic-less common than G. flabellatus and only sporadically present but seems to have similar ecological preferences

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, nannolith-other, SHAPE: elliptical, cylindrical, hollow, CA: ca_disjunct, plate,
CSPH: equant, AAC, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, V-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 3.5->5µm; Coccosphere size: 7->9µm; Liths per sphere: 100->140
Data source notes: Csph & lith length from OD and slightly extended; lith numbers from Yang & Wei 2003, range of estimates
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: present in the plankton (Young et al. 2003)
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source: [JRY rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:


Hagino, K. & Okada, H. (1998). Gladiolithus striatus sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae), a living coccolithophore from the lower photic zone of the Pacific Ocean. Phycologia. 37(4): 246-250. gs

Young, J. R., Geisen, M., Cros, L., Kleijne, A., Probert, I. & Ostergaard, J. B. (2003). A guide to extant coccolithophore taxonomy. Journal of Nannoplankton Research, Special Issue. 1: 1-132. gs V O


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

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