Nannotax3 - ntax_mesozoic - Lapideacassis magnifica

Lapideacassis magnifica

Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Lapideacassaceae -> Lapideacassis -> Lapideacassis magnifica
Sister taxa: L. asymmetrica, L. bispinosa, L. cornuta, L. glans, L. magnifica, L. mariae, L. tricornus, L. trispina, L. sp.


Citation: Lapideacassis magnifica (Perch-Nielsen in Perch-Nielsen & Franz, 1977) Burnett, 1997
Rank: Species
Basionym: Scampanella magnifica Perch-Nielsen in Perch-Nielsen & Franz, 1977

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: S. magnifica *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, circular, cylindrical, hollow, CA: process, closed, CROSS-POLARS: R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 14->18µm; Segments: 10->14;
Data source notes: length (excluding spines) from illustrated specimens; elem numbers from count on SEM image and extend range by +-2
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP3 zone (63.25-64.81Ma, top in Danian stage). Data source: Perch-Nielsen & Franz 1977
First occurrence (base): within Coniacian Stage (86.26-89.77Ma, base in Coniacian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:


Burnett, J. A. (1997c). New species and new combinations of Cretaceous nannofossils and a note on the origin of Petrarhabdus (Deflandre) Wise & Wind. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 19(2): 133-146. gs V O

Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs V O

Perch-Nielsen, K. & Franz, H. E. (1977). Lapideacassis and Scampanella, calcareous nannofossils from the Paleocene at sites 354 and 356, DSDP Leg 39, Southern Atlantic. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 39: 849-862. gs V O

Watkins, D. K. (1992). Upper Cretaceous nannofossils from Leg 120, Kergeulen Plateau, Southern Ocean. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 120: 343-370. gs V O


Lapideacassis magnifica compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 9-12-2021

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