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Blackites prolatus

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Syracosphaerales -> Rhabdosphaeraceae -> Blackites -> B. morionum group -> Blackites prolatus
Sister taxa: B. atanii, B. deflandrei, B. hayi, B. mericii, B. morionum, B. shafikii, B. australiensis, B. elongatus, B. perfectus, B. prolatus, B. rothii


Citation: Blackites prolatus (Shafik 1989) Young 2023
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Amitha prolata Shafik 1989

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: A. prolata *

Search data:
LITHS: planolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, grill, process,
Lith size: 3->5µm;
Data source notes: lith size from Aubry 1999
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Oligocene Sub-Epoch (28.09-33.89Ma, top in Rupelian stage). Data source: original description
First occurrence (base): within Late Eocene Sub-Epoch (33.89-37.75Ma, base in Priabonian stage). Data source: original description

Plot of occurrence data:


Shafik, S. (1989). Some new calcareous nannofossils from Upper Eocene and Lower Oligocene sediments in the Otway Basin, southeastern Australia. Alcheringa. 13: 69-83. gs

Young, J. R. (2023). Some proposed changes to the systematics of Cenozoic and Mesozoic nannoplankton. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 41(1): 15-25. gs


Blackites prolatus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 25-7-2024

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