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Styptosphaera spongiacea

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Spongosphaeridae -> Styptosphaera -> Styptosphaera spongiacea
Sister taxa: S. spongiacea, S. spumacea, S. sp.


Citation: Styptosphaera spongiacea Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Styptosphaera spongiacea

Catalog entries: Styptosphaera spongiacea

Original description: Spongy framework in the central part of the solid sphere much more compact than in the peripheral part, becoming gradually looser towards the rough surface. Meshes in the centre three to five times, in the periphery fifteen to twenty times as broad as the bent bars.

Diameter of the sphere 0.45, inner meshes 0.006 to 0.01, outer meshes 0.03 to 0.04, bars 0.002. [dimensions in mm]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"

Plot of occurrence data:



Styptosphaera spongiacea compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-5-2024

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