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Siphocampe imbricata

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Artostrobiidae -> Siphocampe -> Siphocampe imbricata
Sister taxa: S. acephala, S. altamontensis, S. arachnea, S. bassilis, S. daseia, S. elizabethae, S. grantmackiei, S. imbricata, S. lineata, S. minuta, S. modeloensis, S. nodosaria, S. pachyderma, S. quadrata, S. septata, S. stathmeporoides, S. sp.


Citation: Siphocampe imbricata (Ehrenberg 1873)
taxonomic rank: species
Taxonomic discussion: (Ehrenberg) 1873, 1875; Nigrini 1977

Catalog entries: Eucyrtidium imbricatum

Original description: [8-9 segmented, smooth, graceful, anterior part more delicate; cephalis unarmed, subglobose, with a few irregular pores. Second segment narrow, terminating in a transverse row of pores; the remaining segments equally narrow and a little broader, distinguished by subtle longitudinal lines, laterally imbricate-denticulate, each segment ornamented by a single transverse row of small pores. Final segment broadly truncate. Total length 108 µ, of the cephalis 15 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

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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:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1874b). Grössere Felsproben des Polycystinen-Mergels von Barbados mit weiteren Erläuterungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1873: 213-263. gs

Nigrini, C. A. (1977). Tropical Cenozoic Artostrobiidae (Radiolaria). Micropaleontology. 23(3): 241-269. gs


Siphocampe imbricata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-5-2024

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