CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Afens Riedel & Sanfilippo 1974

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Citation: Afens Riedel & Sanfilippo 1974
Rank: genus
Described on page(s) : 775

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Current identification:

Original Description
Siliceous structure resembling a stem surmounted by a calyx-like group of subparallel lamellae (or rarely a cup not separated into lamellae)

Etymology: Arbitrary combination of letters.

Editors' Notes
This evidently organic structure, of undetermined affinity, is not similar to any skeletal form known to the authors. It was recorded, unnamed by Moore (1973, p.830, pl.13, fig.1).

Stratigraphic range; Late Cretaceous, Mesozoic.


Riedel, W. R. & Sanfilippo, A. (1974). Radiolaria from the southern Indian Ocean, DSDP Leg 26. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 26: 771-813. gs


Afens compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 12-5-2021

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