Hornibrookina weimerae

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Isochrysidales -> Prinsiaceae -> Hornibrookina -> Hornibrookina weimerae
Sister taxa: H. edwardsii, H. teuriensis ⟩⟨ H. arca, H. australis ⟩⟨ H. weimerae, H. apellanizii, H. sp.


Citation: Hornibrookina weimerae Self-Trail, 2011
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Small (2-3µm) species of Hornibrookina with somewhat rounded ends and a narrow central area filled by a central longitudinal bar. Individual transverse laths are impossible to discern with the light microscope. The proximal shield is relatively bright in XPL.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: H. weimerae *

Morphology: Hornibrookina weimerae most closely resembles H. teuriensis in being elongate oval with a relatively bright distal shield. However, it is much smaller, in both length and diameter, with a narrower central area (Self-Trail 2011)

Size: 2-0-2.6µm long, 1.2-1.7µm wide

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, grill,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 2->3µm;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP9A subzone (56.66-57.21Ma, top in Thanetian stage). Data source: Self-Trail 2011
First occurrence (base): within NP9A subzone (56.66-57.21Ma, base in Thanetian stage). Data source: Self-Trail 2011

Plot of occurrence data:


Self-Trail, J. (2011). Paleogene Calcareous Nannofossils of the South Dover Bridge core, Southern Maryland (USA). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 32(1): 1-28. gs V O


Hornibrookina weimerae compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 23-4-2021

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