Dictyospyris gigas


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Trissocyclidae inc sed -> Dictyospyris -> Dictyospyris gigas
Sister taxa: D. discus, D. gigas, D. melissium, D. sphaera, D. sp.

Taxonomy

Citation: Dictyospyris gigas Ehrenberg 1873
Rank: species
Basionym: Dictyospyris gigas
Taxonomic discussion: Ehrenberg 1873 p 224; Ehrenberg 1875 pl 19 figs 6; Sanfilippo&Riedel 1973 p527 pl 16 figs9-10 more

Catalog entries: Dictyospyris gigas

Original description: [Oblong-globose, with slight median constriction, smooth, with undulating margin; from the lower end of the median suture extends a thick spine; the median pores larger and the external ones smaller. Transverse diameter 14O µ. Larger pores 23 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Description

Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Paleogene Period (23.03-66.04Ma, top in Chattian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "P age group"
First occurrence (base): within Paleogene Period (23.03-66.04Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "P age group"

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Ehrenberg, C. G. (1873a). Grössere Felsproben des Polycystinen-Mergels von Barbados mit weiteren Erläuterungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1873: 213-263. gs

Ehrenberg, C. G. (1876). Forsetzung der Mikrogeologischen Studien als Gesammt Ubersicht der mikroskopischen Palaontologie gleichartig analysierter Gebiegsarten der Erde, mit specieller Rucksicht aus den Polycystinen Mergel von Barbados. Abhandlungen der Koniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Kl. 1875: 1-226. gs

Sanfilippo, A. & Riedel, W. R. (1973). Cenozoic Radiolaria (exclusive of theoperids, artostrobiids and amphipyndacids) from the Gulf of Mexico, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 10. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 10: 475-608. gs


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