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Calocycletta serrata

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pterocorythidae -> Calocycletta -> Calocycletta serrata
Sister taxa: C. acanthocephala, C. anekathen, C. caepa, C. cladara, C. costata, C. parva, C. robusta, C. serrata, C. virginis, C. sp.


Citation: Calocycletta serrata Moore 1972
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Calocycletta serrata
1972 Calocyletta serrata - Moore pl.2, figs.1-4
1992 Calocyletta (Calocyclopsis) serrata - Sanfilippo pl.2, fig. 10
Taxonomic discussion: Moore 1972, p. 148, pl. 2, Figs. 1-3 No: Calocycletta serrata Moore

Catalog entries: Calocycletta serrata

Original description: Cephahis ovate, lobed, with sparse circular to subcircular pores. Some pores extend from the cephalis up into the region of a stout, conical apical horn. Thorax subspherical to campanulate, with circular pores hexagonally arranged and tending toward longitudinal alignment. Slight lumbar stricture externally. Abdomen tapering distally and terminating in three to twelve triangular terminal feet. Feet varying greatly in length and may be irregularly spaced. Abdominal pores circular to subcircular, hexagonally arranged and longitudinally aligned. Longitudinal lines continuous with those of thorax.


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:


Moore, T. C. Jr. (1972). Mid-Tertiary evolution of the radiolarian genus Calocycletta. Micropaleontology. 18(2): 144-152. gs

Missing or ambiguous references: Sanfilippo 1992;


Calocycletta serrata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-6-2024

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