Set number: 1100

  • Caucasica 1
Reticulofenestra caucasica
Final Epithet
Reticulofenestra caucasica Hay, Mohler & Wade, 1966

Reticulofenestra caucasica Hay, Mohler & Wade 1966


Coccolithus coenurus Reinhardt, 1966 [Holotype: 10.0µm, Eocene]

Reticulofenestra tokodensis Baldi-Beke, 1982 [Holotype: 10.0µm, Middle Eocene]

Dictyococcites chriskingii Steurbaut, 2011 [Holotype: 10.4µm, Early Eocene]


Reticulofenestra clatrata Muller, 1970

Holotype: 10.0µm, Middle Oligocene; the width of the central area at least twice greater than the width of pelaga.

Dimensions Of Holotype

Length: 12.0µm


Large size [10.0 -14.0µm], elliptical species of Reticulofenestra have a featureless central area and a narrow tube cycle.


Hay, W. W., Mohler, H. P. & Wade, M. E., (1966): Calcareous nannofossils from Nal'chik (northwest Caucasus). - Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 59: 379-399.

Müller, C., (1970): Nannoplankton-Zonen der Unteren-Meeresmolasse Bayerns. - Geologica Bavarica. 63: 107-118.

Reinhardt, P., (1966): Fossile Vertreter coronoider und styloider Coccolithen (Family Coccolithaceae Poche 1913). - Monatsberichte der Deutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 8: 513-524.

Steurbaut, E., (2011): New calcareous nannofossil taxa from the Ypresian (Early Eocene) of the North Sea Basin and the Turan Platform in West Kazakhstan. - Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique Sciences de la Terre. 81: 247-277.