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Lithraphidites grossopectinatus


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Microrhabdulaceae -> Lithraphidites -> Lithraphidites grossopectinatus
Sister taxa: L. carniolensis ⟩⟨ L. charactozorro, L. grossopectinatus, L. kennethii, L. praequadratus, L. quadratus ⟩⟨ L. acutus, L. alatus, L. pseudoquadratus ⟩⟨ L. houghtonii, L. moray-firthensis ⟩⟨ L. aichmoides, L. magnus, L. pugio, L. bollii, L. sp.

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Lithraphidites): Bladed, rod-shaped nannoliths typically tapering at both ends and with a cruciform cross-section and variably developed lateral projections; crystallographic c-axis perpendicular to length
This taxon: Lithraphidites with long, serrated blades.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Lithraphidites grossopectinatus Bukry, 1969
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: L. grossopectinatus *

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Lithraphidites): Bladed, rod-shaped nannoliths typically tapering at both ends and with a cruciform cross-section and variably developed lateral projections; crystallographic c-axis perpendicular to length
This taxon: Lithraphidites with long, serrated blades.


Morphology:


Size:


Ecology & Biogeography


Biology & life-cycles

Phylogenetic relations

Search data:
LITHS: nannolith-other, rod-shaped, CA: process, CROSS-POLARS: T-prominent,
Lith size: 4->8µm; Segments: 4->4;
Data source notes: original description +/- 30%
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, base in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bukry, D. (1969). Upper Cretaceous coccoliths from Texas and Europe. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Articles. 51 (Protista 2): 1-79. gs O

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


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Lithraphidites grossopectinatus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-1-2023

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