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Siphonosphaera cyathina

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Collosphaeridae -> Siphonosphaera -> Siphonosphaera cyathina
Sister taxa: S. abyssi, S. cyathina, S. hyalina, S. magnisphaera, S. martensi, S. patinaria, S. polysiphonia, S. socialis, S. tenera, S. tubulosa, S. vesuvius, S. sp.


Citation: Siphonosphaera cyathina Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Siphonosphaera cyathina
Taxonomic discussion: Haeckel, 1887 p 105 pl 6 fig 10; Hull, 1993 (ODP 136 SR), p 11 pl 1 fig 3

Catalog entries: Siphonosphaera cyathina

Original description: Shell a regular sphere, everywhere occupied by short cup-like tubules of somewhat different size. In the half meridian of the shell about ten to twelve tubules, nearly cylindrical, but constricted in the middle. Inner and outer aperture of the tubule of the same size; their diameter equal to their length and distance.

Diameter of the shell 0.l to 0.12, length and breadth of the tubules 0.005 to 0.01. [dimensions in mm]
Remarks on original description: Haeckel listed Siphonosphaera cyathina under the subgeneric name Holosiphonia, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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:


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

Hull, D. M. (1993). Quaternary, Eocene, and Cretaceous Radiolarians from the Hawaiian Arch, Northern Equatorial Pacific Ocean. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 136: 3-25. gs


Siphonosphaera cyathina compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-7-2024

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