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Clathrocyclas cassiopeiae

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Theoperidae -> Anthocyrtidae -> Clathrocyclas -> Clathrocyclas cassiopeiae
Sister taxa: C. alcmenae, C. aurelia, C. australis, C. cassiopeiae, C. semeles, C. universa, C. sp.


Citation: Clathrocyclas cassiopeiae Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Clathrocyclas cassiopeiae

Catalog entries: Clathrocyclas cassiopeiae

Original description: Shell flatly campanulate, with two slight strictures. Length of the three joints = 2: 4: 3, breadth = 2: 6: 8. Cephalis ovate, thorny, with a pyramidal horn of the same length, and several smaller accessory horns. Thorax smooth, with irregular, polygonal pores of nearly equal size. Abdomen spiny, with three to four irregular rows of similar pores. Coronal with sixty to ninety or more irregularly and obliquely divergent feet, little larger than the abdominal spines.

Length of the three joints, a 0.04, b 0.08, c 0.06; breadth, a 0.03, b 0.12, c 0.16.
Remarks on original description: Haeckel listed Clathrocyclas cassiopeiae under the subgeneric name Clathrocycloma , but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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 (0-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"

Plot of occurrence data:



Clathrocyclas cassiopeiae compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 5-12-2023

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