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Siphonosphaera vesuvius

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Collosphaeridae -> Siphonosphaera -> Siphonosphaera vesuvius
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 vesuvius Lazarus 1992
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Siphonosphaera vesuvius
1979 Collosphaerid sp. - Keany pl. 1, fig.4
1990 Acrosphaera sp. - Lazarus p. 713, pl. 2, figs. 1-2
1992 Siphonosphaera vesuvius - Lazarus Plate 2, figs. 1-8
Taxonomic discussion: Lazarus 1992 (ODP 120 SR) p 794-795 pl 12 figs 1-8 (synonymy)

Catalog entries: Siphonosphaera vesuvius

Original description: Single spherical, rarely elliptical, shell with numerous regularly spaced, fairly uniformly sized and shaped open ended, slightly concave conical tubes. Radial length of tubes generally equal to or slightly greater than diameter of pores at end of tubes. Concave curvature of tubes often merges at base of tubes into convex circular swellings of shell surface. Distance between pore centers typically between 2 and 3 times diameter of pores. Tube length 5%-10% of shell diameter. No spines. Shell surface smooth.


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:


Keany, J. (1979). Early Pliocene radiolarian taxonomy and biostratigraphy in the Antarctic region. Micropaleontology. 25(1): 50-74. gs

Lazarus, D. (1990). Middle Miocene to Recent radiolarians from the Weddell Sea, Antarctica, ODP Leg, 113. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 113: 709-727. gs

Lazarus, D. (1992). Antarctic Neogene radiolarians from the Kerguelen Plateau, Legs 119 and 120. In, Wise, S. W. Jr. , Schlich, R. et al. (ed.) . Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results . 120: 785-809. gs


Siphonosphaera vesuvius compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-4-2024

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