Goniolithus


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Nannolith families inc sed -> Nannolith genera inc sed -> Goniolithus
Sister taxa: Ericiolus, Florisphaera, Pileolosphaera, Mercedesia, Goniolithus, Minylitha, Unidentified nannoliths

Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Goniolithus fluckigeri
Medium-sized pentagonal liths, with narrow rim and granular central area plate. Dark image in LM.
Goniolithus sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to any established species

Taxonomy:

Citation: Goniolithus Deflandre, 1957
Rank: Genus
Type species: Goniolithus fluckigeri Deflandre 1957

Distinguishing features: Small to medium pentagonal liths, with narrow rim and granular central area plate. Dark image in LM.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Goniolithus *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-other, pentagonal, CA: closed,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: V-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 5->7µm; Segments: 5->5;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Chattian Stage (100% up, 23Ma, in Chattian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Coniacian Stage (0% up, 89.8Ma, in Coniacian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Deflandre, G. (1957). Goniolithus nov. gen., type d'une famille nouvelle de Coccolithophoridés, à éléments pentagonaux non composites. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris. 244: 2539-2541. gs


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Goniolithus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 6-3-2021

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