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Saepiovirgata biferula

Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Holococcoliths -> Rarer genera -> Saepiovirgata -> Saepiovirgata biferula
Sister taxa: S. biferula, S. sp.


Citation: Saepiovirgata biferula Varol, 1991
taxonomic rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: S. biferula *

Search data:
LITHS: holococcolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, R-prominent,
Lith size: 4->5µm;
Data source notes: holotype +/-0.5 µm
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Campanian Stage (72.17-83.65Ma, top in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998
First occurrence (base): within Campanian Stage (72.17-83.65Ma, base in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998

Plot of occurrence data:


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

Lees, J. A. & Schueth, J. (2020). Taxonomic note – New Upper Cretaceous nannofossil taxa from the Turonian of New Mexico, USA. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 38(1): 81-82. gs

Schueth, J. D. & Lees, J. A. (2019). Pioneer nannofossil assemblages from the initial transgression of the Niobrara seaway in the Turonian, San Juan Basin, New Mexico, USA. Marine Micropaleontology. 151: x-y. gs

Varol, O. (1991). New Cretaceous and Tertiary Calcareous Nannofossils. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen. 182: 211-237. gs


Saepiovirgata biferula compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 21-6-2024

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