Holodiscolithus minolettii


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> fossil holococcoliths -> Holodiscolithus -> Holodiscolithus minolettii
Sister taxa: H. agniniae, H. catellus, H. geisenii, H. lippertii, H. liui, H. macroporus, H. minolettii, H. serus, H. solidus, H. whitesideae, H. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Holodiscolithus minolettii Bown, 2005
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Elliptical, narrow dark rim copmosed of many small elements, central plate of birefringent blocks

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: H. minolettii *


Morphology: Small, elliptical coccolith with a narrow dark rim (visible in phase contrast) and a complexly constructed, birefringent central-area plate with bright blocks towards each end.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, CA: bar, CROSS-POLARS: V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 3.5->4.5µm;
Data source notes: lith size from OD & extended slightly
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP21 zone (32.92-34.44Ma, top in Rupelian stage). Data source: Dunkley Jones et al., 2009
First occurrence (base): within NP15b subzone (44.12-45.49Ma, base in Lutetian stage). Data source: Dunkley Jones et al., 2009

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2006). New Paleogene calcareous nannofossil taxa from coastal Tanzania: Tanzania Drilling Project Sites 11 to 14. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 28(1): 17-34. gs V O

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

Dunkley Jones, T., Bown, P. R. & Pearson, P. (2009). Exceptionally well preserved upper Eocene to lower Oligocene calcareous nannofossils (Prymnesiophycidae) from the Pande Formation (Kilwa Group), Tanzania. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 7(4): 359-411. gs

Jones, A. P. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2020). Middle Eocene to Early Oligocene calcareous nannofossils from the Nanggulan Formation, Java, Indonesia. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 30(1): 57-79. gs V O


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Holodiscolithus minolettii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-2-2021

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