Lithocircus toxaria

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Acanthodesmiidae -> Lithocircus -> Lithocircus toxaria
Sister taxa: L. rhombus, L. toxaria, L. sp.


Citation: Lithocircus toxaria (Haeckel) Goll 1968
Rank: species
Basionym: Podocoronis toxarium

Catalog entries: Podocoronis toxarium

Original description: Basal ring elliptical, with two descending, slightly curved conical feet, lateral prolongations of the subcircular frontal ring. The ovate sagittal ring bears at the apex a cylindrical vertical horn, which is connected by two descending lateral arches (or galear arches) with the uppermost part of the frontal ring.

Height of the frontal ring 0.1, breadth 0.13.
Remarks on original description: Haeckel listed Podocoronis toxarium under the subgeneric name Dipocoronis, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

Stratigaphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.


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:



Lithocircus toxaria compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 31-10-2020

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