Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> fossil holococcoliths -> Lanternithus -> Lanternithus jawzii
Sister taxa: L. arcanus, L. duocavus, L. jawzii, L. minutus, L. procerus, L. simplex, L. unicavus, M. emrei, L. sp.
Citation: Lanternithus jawzii Varol, 1987Rank: Species
Distinguishing features: Similar to L. duocavus but without perforations in the plates
Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: L. jawzii *
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|Tags||LITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, CROSS-POLARS: R-prominent, |
|Metrics||Lith size: 3.2->4µm; |
Data source notes: lith size from OD & extended slightly
Last occurrence (top): within NP3 zone (63.25-64.81Ma, top in Danian stage). Data source: original description - Varol 1989
First occurrence (base): within NP3 zone (63.25-64.81Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: original description - Varol 1989
Plot of occurrence data:
- Range-bar - range as quoted above, pink interval top occurs in, green interval base occurs in.
- Triangles indicate an event for which a precise placement has been suggested
- (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Lanternithus
Varol, O. (1989c). Palaeocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy. In, Crux, J. A. & van Heck, S. E. (eds) Nannofossils and their applications: Proceedings of the 2nd INA Conference, London 1987. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 265-310. gs V O