radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Cystophormis radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Cystophormis


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Carpocaniidae -> Cystophormis
Sister taxa: Carpocanarium, Carpocanistrum, Carpocanium, Carpocanobium, Carpocanopsis, Cryptocarpium, Cystophormis, Plannapus
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Cystophormis ob

neptune records: 3
Cystophormis sp.

neptune records: 7


Citation: Cystophormis Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Basionym: Cystophormis

Catalog entries: Cystophormis

Original description: Archiphormida (vel Monocyrtida multiradiata aperta) with ovate or urceolate shell and numerous radial ribs in its wall. Mouth more or less constricted, smooth, truncated. Apex without horn.
Remarks on original description: The genus Cystophormis, like the preceding genera, exhibits numerous prominent radial or longitudinal ribs in the wall of the urceolate shell; it differs from these in the constricted and truncated mouth, with smooth margin of the peristome.

[In ERRATA (p.1764), Haeckel notes that this genus should be called Cystophormis rather than Cyrtophormis as is in the text.

The ""preceding genera"" refers to Cladarachnium.]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Neogene Period (100% up, 2.6Ma, in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Neogene Period (2.59-23.03Ma, base in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

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


Cystophormis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2024

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