Zeugrhabdotus embergeri

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Mesozoic Survivors -> Chiastozygaceae -> Zeugrhabdotus -> Zeugrhabdotus embergeri
Sister taxa: Z. embergeri, Z. sigmoides, Z. sp.


Citation: Zeugrhabdotus embergeri (Noël 1959) Perch-Nielsen, 1984
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: Zeugrhabdotus with relatively broad rim and narrow central area spanned by a spine-bearing bar that narrows at both ends. Broad bright inner cycle in XPL.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Z. embergeri [no catalog entry yet]

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: process, bar, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 8->14µm;
Data source notes: lith size from typical Cretaceous concept
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Geological Range:
Notes: This is a well-established and very common Cretaceous species, accorinding to Bown (2016) it also occurs in survivor assemblages up to at least NP5
Last occurrence (top): within NP5 zone (59.54-61.51Ma, top in Selandian stage). Data source: Bown (2016)
First occurrence (base): within NJ17a subzone (149.09-151.50Ma, base in Tithonian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998

Plot of occurrence data:


Bown, P. R. (2016). Paleocene calcareous nannofossils from Tanzania (TDP sites 19, 27 and 38). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 36(1): 1-32. gs V O

Noël, D. (1959). Étude de coccolithes du Jurassique et du Crétacé inférieur. Publications du Service de la Carte Géologique de l'Algérie (Nouvelle Série) Bulletin. 20: 155-196. gs

Perch-Nielsen, K. (1984b). Validation of new combinations. INA Newsletter. 6(1): 42-46. gs V O


Zeugrhabdotus embergeri compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 6-3-2021

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