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Phosterolithus


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Nannoliths inc sedis -> Nannoliths inc sed - radiate multielement -> Phosterolithus
Sister taxa: Acadialithus, Assipetra, Hayesites, Phosterolithus, Rucinolithus, Sikoraea

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Nannoliths inc sed - radiate multielement): Radiate nanoliths formed of multiple elements but lacking a central diaphragm
This taxon: Rosette-shaped radiate nannoliths with alternating elements having radial and tangential crystallographic orientations


Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Phosterolithus prossii
A species of Phosterolithus formed by 12 radially organized club-like and oval elements.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Phosterolithus Aguado, in Aguado et al. 2014
taxonomic rank: Genus
Type species: Phosterolithus prossii (Herrle and Mutterlose, 2003) Aguado 2014

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Phosterolithus *

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Nannoliths inc sed - radiate multielement): Radiate nanoliths formed of multiple elements but lacking a central diaphragm
This taxon: Rosette-shaped radiate nannoliths with alternating elements having radial and tangential crystallographic orientations

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

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of NC8 zone (100% up, 109.9Ma, in Albian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within NC5e subzone (126.4-127.31Ma, base in Barremian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

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


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Phosterolithus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 4-12-2023

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