Nannotax3 - ntax_mesozoic - Phosterolithus prossii

Phosterolithus prossii


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Nannoliths inc sed - radiate multielement -> Phosterolithus -> Phosterolithus prossii
Sister taxa: P. prossii

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Phosterolithus): Rosette-shaped radiate nannoliths with alternating elements having radial and tangential crystallographic orientations
This taxon: A species of Phosterolithus formed by 12 radially organized club-like and oval elements.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Phosterolithus prossii (Herrle and Mutterlose, 2003) Aguado 2014
Rank: Species
Basionym: Polycostella prossii Herrle and Mutterlose, 2003

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: P. prossii *

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Phosterolithus): Rosette-shaped radiate nannoliths with alternating elements having radial and tangential crystallographic orientations
This taxon: A species of Phosterolithus formed by 12 radially organized club-like and oval elements.


Morphology:


Size:


Ecology & Biogeography


Biology & life-cycles

Phylogenetic relations

Search data:
LITHS: nannolith-radiate, star-shaped, CROSS-POLARS: R-prominent, T-prominent,
Lith size: 2->4┬Ám; Segments: 12->12;
Data source notes: original description
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NC8 zone (109.94-112.95Ma, top in Albian stage). Data source: Aguado et al. 2014
First occurrence (base): within NC5e subzone (126.40-127.31Ma, base in Barremian stage). Data source: Aguado et al. 2014

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Aguado, R., Gines, A. d. G. & O'Dogherty, L. (2014c). Integrated biostratigraphy (calcareous nannofossils, planktonic foraminifera, and radiolarians) of an uppermost Barremian- lower Aptian pelagic succession in the Subbetic Basin (southern Spain). Cretaceous Research. 51: 153-173. gs

Herrle, J. O. & Mutterlose, J. (2003). Calcareous nannofossils from the Aptian-Lower Albian of southeast France: palaeoecological and biostratigraphic implications. Cretaceous Research. 24: 1-22. gs


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Phosterolithus prossii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 30-11-2022

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