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Acrosphaera setosa

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Collosphaeridae -> Acrosphaera -> Acrosphaera setosa
Sister taxa: A. arktios, A. australis, A. collina, A. cyrtodon, A. flammabunda, A. labrata, A. lappacea, A. mercurius, A. murrayana, A. pseudarktios, A. setosa, A. spinosa, A. transformata, A. trepanata, A. sp.


Citation: Acrosphaera setosa (Ehrenberg 1873)
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Polysolenia setosa Ehrenberg 1873

Catalog entries: Polysolenia setosa

Translated description: [Globose, provided with long, unequal spines; surface finely punctate, with some large pores interspersed. Diameter 56 µ, longest spines 14 µ. Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: For the characters of the genus, ibid., p. 832. All forms very dubious.[comment from RadWorld database]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source:
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1873b). Mikrogeologische Studien als Zusammenfassung seiner Beobachtungen des kleinsten Lebens der Meeres-Tiefgründe aller Zonen und dessen geologischen Einfluss. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1872: 265-322. gs


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