Lithobotrys galea

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Cannobotryidae -> Botryocyrtidae -> Lithobotrys -> Lithobotrys galea
Sister taxa: L. galea, L. sp.


Citation: Lithobotrys galea Ehrenberg 1844
Rank: species
Basionym: Lithobotrys galea

Catalog entries: Lithobotrys galea

Original description: Lorica subtilissime porosa, 4 poris majoribus ad finem posteriorem ( ?) stellatim approximatis, anteriore (?) fine crista obtusa superato. Forma fere Galeae. Diam. 1/37"'.
[Lithobotrys with very finely porous shell; 4 larger pores towards the posterior (?) end, approximately stellately arranged; anterior (?) end surmounted by an obtuse crest. Form related to galea. Diameter 60m. (Translation from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.) ]
Remarks on original description: [This species is questionably synonymized with Botryocella (?) apenninica Vinassa by Petrushevskaya, 1975c]


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:



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