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Collophidium ellipsoides

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Collophidiidae -> Collophidium -> Collophidium ellipsoides
Sister taxa: C. ellipsoides, C. ovatum, C. serpentinum


Citation: Collophidium ellipsoides (Haeckel 1887)
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Collozoum ellipsoides Haeckel 1887

Catalog entries: Collozoum ellipsoides

Original description: Central capsules regularly ellipsoidal, very large; their longer diameter once and a half to twice as large as the shorter. In every capsule fifty to eighty oil-globules.

Length of the central capsules 0.3 to 4, breadth of them 0.2. [dimensions in mm]
Remarks on original description: Haeckel listed Collozoum ellipsoides under the subgeneric name Colloprunum, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

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

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Collophidium ellipsoides compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-7-2024

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