Octolithus multiplus


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Holococcoliths -> fossil holococcoliths -> Octolithus -> Octolithus multiplus
Sister taxa: O. multiplus, O. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Octolithus multiplus (Perch-Nielsen, 1973) Romein, 1979
Rank: Species
Basionym: Tetralithus multiplus Perch-Nielsen, 1973

Distinguishing features: Holococccolith with four main blocks and two smaller blocks at either end.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: T. multiplus *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, CROSS-POLARS: R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 4.5->5.5µm; Segments: 5->7;
Data source notes: lith size from illustrated specs
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP4 zone (61.51-63.25Ma, top in Selandian stage). Data source: [PRB rough estimate]
First occurrence (base): within Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, base in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

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

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1973c). Neue Coccolithen aus dem Maastrichtien von Danemark, Madagaskar und Agypten. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark. 22: 306-333. gs V O

Romein, A. J. T. (1979). Lineages in Early Paleogene calcareous nannoplankton. Utrecht Micropaleontological Bulletin. 22: 1-231. gs V O

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

Varol, O. (1998). Palaeogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 200-224. gs


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Octolithus multiplus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 24-2-2021

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