Final Epithet
Chiasmolithus medius Perch-Nielsen, 1971c

Chiasmolithus medius Perch-Nielsen, 1971c


Chiasmolithus eoaltus Persico & Villa, 2008


Species of Chiasmolithus has an asymmetrical diagonal cross; one of the arms is straight, and the other is curved and offset at the centre.


Perch-Nielsen, K., 1971c. Elektronenmikroskopische untersuchungen an Coccolithen und verwandten Formen aus dem Eozan von Danemark. Biologiske Skrifter, Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. 18(3), 1-76.

Persico, D., Villa, G. (2008). A new Eocene Chiasmolithus species: hypothetical reconstruction of its phyletic lineage. Journal of Nannoplankton Research 30(1), 23-33.