Holodiscolithus serus


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> fossil holococcoliths -> Holodiscolithus -> Holodiscolithus serus
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 serus Bown, 2005
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Small, elliptical holococcolith with a narrow rim and small, bright transverse bar spanning the central area.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: H. serus *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, CA: bar, CROSS-POLARS: V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 3.2->3.8µm;
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 NP11 zone (53.70-54.17Ma, top in Ypresian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]
First occurrence (base): within NP6 zone (58.97-59.54Ma, base in Selandian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

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

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


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

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