Plannapus microcephalus

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Carpocaniidae -> Plannapus -> Plannapus microcephalus
Sister taxa: P. hornibrooki, P. mauricei, P. microcephalus, P. sp.


Citation: Plannapus microcephalus O'Connor 1999
Rank: species
Basionym: Plannapus microcephalus

Catalog entries: Dicolocapsa microcephala

Original description: Shell smooth, thin-walled, with distinct collar stricture. Cephalis small, subspherical, with small, crowded pores. Length of the two joints = 1: 3, breadth = 1: 3. Thorax also nearly spherical, three times as large as the cephalis, with small, irregularly scattered, circular pores, and much broader bars.

Cephalis 0.03 diameter, thorax 0.09 diameter.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Neogene Period (2.59-23.03Ma, top in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "N age group"
First occurrence (base): within Neogene Period (2.59-23.03Ma, base in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "N age group"

Plot of occurrence data:



Plannapus microcephalus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 5-12-2020

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