Ceratospyris borealis

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Acanthodesmiidae -> Ceratospyris -> Ceratospyris borealis
Sister taxa: C. articulata, C. borealis, C. clavata, C. echinus, C. hyperborea, C. sp.


Citation: Ceratospyris borealis Bailey 1856
Rank: species
Basionym: Ceratospyris borealis
Taxonomic discussion: Bailey 1856; Nigrini and Moore 1979

Catalog entries: Ceratospyris borealis

Original description: Shell semi-globose, flattened and spinose at base composed of a coarse net-work
QTof strong rounded bars. Cells or perforations large, unequal. Diameter 5m to 6m. Height 4 to 5m.
Remarks on original description: The micro-unit employed by Bailey is 1/1000 of an English inch expressed in integers and fractions.

[Figure description. Differs from text in that there is a question mark after the generic name here but not after the generic name above the descriptive text.[comment from RadWorld database]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"

Plot of occurrence data:


Bailey, J. W. (1856). Notice of microscopic forms found in the soundings of the Sea of Kamtschatka. American Journal of Science and Arts. 22: 1-6. gs

Nigrini, C. A. & Moore, T. C. Jr. (1979). A guide to modern Radiolaria. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 16: 1-260. gs


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