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Lithelius spiralis

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Litheliidae -> Litheliidae (ss) -> Lithelius -> Lithelius spiralis
Sister taxa: L. foremanae, L. minor, L. nautiloides, L. spiralis, L. sp.


Citation: Lithelius spiralis Haeckel 1861
Rank: species
Basionym: Lithelius spiralis
Taxonomic discussion: Haeckel 1860; Bjørklund 1976 (DSDP 38) pl 5 fig 1

Catalog entries: Lithelius spiralis

Original description: Radiale Stacheln sehr zahlreich, über 100, sehr dünn, pfriemlich, verbogen, so lang als der Durchmesser des etwas ellipsoiden Schwammkörpers. Centralkapsel roth.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Neogene Period (2.59-23.03Ma, top in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "N age group"
First occurrence (base): within Neogene Period (2.59-23.03Ma, base in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "N age group"

Plot of occurrence data:


Bjørklund, K. R. (1976). Radiolaria from the Norwegian Sea, Leg 38 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 38: 1101-1168. gs

Haeckel, E (1861a). Fernere Abbildungen und Diagnosen neuer Gattungen und Arten von lebenden Radiolarien des Mittelmeeres. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1860: 835-845. gs


Lithelius spiralis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 1-6-2023

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