Lanternithus duocavus


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> fossil holococcoliths -> Lanternithus -> Lanternithus duocavus
Sister taxa: L. arcanus, L. duocavus, L. jawzii, L. minutus, L. procerus, L. simplex, L. unicavus, M. emrei, L. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Lanternithus duocavus Locker, 1967
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Small holococccolith with small blocks at either end and two relatively large longitundinal central area holes.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: L. duocavus *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, CA: pores, CROSS-POLARS: R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 4->5µm;
Data source notes: lith size from illustrated specs
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP4 zone (61.51-63.25Ma, top in Selandian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]
First occurrence (base): within NP1 zone (65.47-66.04Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

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

Locker, S. (1967b). Neue Coccolithophoriden (Flagellata) aus dem Alttertiär Norddeutschlands. Geologie, Berlin. 16: 361-364. gs

Varol, O. (1998). Palaeogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 200-224. gs


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Lanternithus duocavus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 24-2-2021

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