Nannotax3 - ntax_mesozoic - Liliasterites

Liliasterites


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Nannoliths inc sed - other -> Liliasterites
Sister taxa: Ceratolithina, Ceratolithoides, Liliasterites, Marthasterites, Orthogonoides, Rhomboaster, Tripinnalithus, Watkinsia

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Nannoliths inc sed - other): Nannolith genera without clear affinities to any other genera
This taxon: Nannoliths with six rays, with alternate rays lying in different planes.


Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Liliasterites angularis

Liliasterites atlanticus

Liliasterites sp.
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Liliasterites Stradner & Steinmetz, 1984
Rank: Genus
Type species: Liliasterites angularis Svábenická and Stradner in Stradner and Steinmetz, 1984

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Liliasterites *

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Nannoliths inc sed - other): Nannolith genera without clear affinities to any other genera
This taxon: Nannoliths with six rays, with alternate rays lying in different planes.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, star-shaped, CROSS-POLARS: 1ou, V-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 6->12µm; Segments: 6->6;
Data source notes: size range of included species
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Turonian Stage (100% up, 89.8Ma, in Turonian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Turonian Stage (0% up, 93.9Ma, in Cenomanian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

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

Stradner, H. & Steinmetz, J. (1984). Cretaceous calcareous nannofossils from the Angola Basin, Deep Sea Drilling Project Site 530. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 75: 565-649. gs V O


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Liliasterites compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-11-2021

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