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Clathrocyclas universa

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Theoperidae -> Anthocyrtidae -> Clathrocyclas -> Clathrocyclas universa
Sister taxa: C. alcmenae, C. aurelia, C. australis, C. cassiopeiae, C. semeles, C. universa, C. sp.
Sub-taxa & variants (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Clathrocyclas universa nova

neptune records: 1


Citation: Clathrocyclas universa Clark & Campbell 1942
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Clathrocyclas universa
1942 Clathrocyclas universa - Clark and Campbell p. 86, pl. 7, figs. 8-12,14-21,25
1975 Clathrocyclas universa - Chen pl. 1, figs. 2, 3
Taxonomic discussion: Campbell & Clark 1942 p 86 pl 7 figs 8-12 +; Takemura 1992 (ODP 122 SR) p 745 pl; Shilov, 1995 (ODP 145 SR), p. 125, pl.4, figs.1a-1b

Catalog entries: Clathrocyclas universa

Original description: Highly variable shell usually bell-shaped with similarly variable apical horn which is usually bladed, prismatic, or less often thick and clublike; cephalis commonly cap-like, more rarely conical; thorax long (up to nearly 0.5 total length), convex, and basally limited by a transverse septal band; abdomen often rim- or skirtlike; also, in some, cylindrical or flared conical; apertural margin having twelve to twenty triangular or lamellar, prong like teeth; wall generally rough; cephalis lacking pores, thorax having about sixty pores (or more) with strongly developed sepaloid points between them, the pores being in six or more tiers, pores of abdomen large, usually in a single principal row.
Remarks on original description: [The authors here list this species under the subgeneric name Clathrocyclia and include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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:


Clark, B. L. & Campbell, A. S. (1942a). Eocene radiolarian faunas from the Mt. Diablo area, California. Geological Society of America, Special Papers. 39: 1-112. gs

Shilov, V. V. (1995a). Eocene-Oligocene radiolarians from Leg 145, North Pacific. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 145: 117-132. gs

Takemura, A. (1992). Radiolarian Paleogene biostratigraphy in the southern Indian Ocean, Leg 120. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 120: 735-756. gs

Missing or ambiguous references: Chen 1975; Clark & Campbell 1942;


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

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