Set number: 1086

  • Stavensis 1
Obturolithus stavensis

Set number: 1084

  • Obturolithus stavensis 135 1
  • Obturolithus stavensis 136 2
Obturolithus stavensis, Middle Oligocene, DSDP Leg 25, Site 242, Mozambique Channel (Davie Ridge), Indian Ocean

with Obturolithus filewiczii & Obturolithus bisectus

Final Epithet
Obturolithus stavensis (Levin & Joerger, 1967) Varol, n. comb.

Coccolithus stavensis Levin & Joerger, 1967


Coccolithus tortuosus Levin & Joerger, 1967

Reticulofenestra stavensis (Levin & Joerger, 1967) Varol, 1989a

Dimensions Of Holotype

Length: 14.0µm


Large (10.0 - 14.0µm) species of Obturolithus.


Levin, H. L., Joerger, A. P., 1967. Calcareous nannoplankton from the Tertiary of Alabama. Micropaleontology 13(2), 163-182.

Varol, O., 1989a. Calcareous nannofossil study of the central and western Solomon Islands. Vedder, J.G., Bruns, T.R., (eds.), Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arc-Solomon Island and Bougainville, Papua New Guinea Regions: Houston, Texas, Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources Earth Sciences Series vol. 12, pp. 239-268.