Neobiscutum


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Isochrysidales -> Prinsiaceae -> Neobiscutum
Sister taxa: Futyania, Hornibrookina, Neobiscutum, Prinsius, Toweius

Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Neobiscutum parvulum
Very small elliptical placoliths with narrow to closed central area.
Neobiscutum romeinii
Very small elliptical placoliths with open central area spanned by a net.
Neobiscutum sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to any established species

Taxonomy:

Citation: Neobiscutum Varol, 1989
Rank: Genus
Type species: Biscutum romeinii Perch-Nielsen, 1981

Distinguishing features: Very small to small placoliths with closed or narrow central areas. Shields are dark in XPL with bright tube cycle.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Neobiscutum *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_conjunct,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 2->3µm;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): near base of Danian Stage (13% up, 65.5Ma, in Danian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Danian Stage (0% up, 66Ma, in Danian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

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


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Neobiscutum compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-4-2021

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