Amphimelissa setosa

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Cannobotryidae -> Botryocyrtidae -> Amphimelissa -> Amphimelissa setosa
Sister taxa: A. setosa, A. sp.


Citation: Amphimelissa setosa (Cleve) Bernstein 1934
Rank: species
Basionym: Botryopyle setosa
Taxonomic discussion: (Cleve) 1899 pl 1 fig 10 as Botryopyle; Petrushevskaya 1971

Catalog entries: Botryopyle setosa

Original description: Cephalis trilobate, with rounded, irregular pores and some scattered setae. Thorax twice as long as the cephalis, with very irregular pores of different size.
Cephalis from below, showing the septum.

Length 0.065 mm. Breadth 0.05 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:


Cleve, P. T. (1899). Plankton collected by the Swedish expedition to Spitzbergen in 1898. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar. 32(3): 1-51. gs

Petrushevskaya, M. G. (1971a). Radiolyarii Nasselaria v planktone Mirovogo okeana [Nasellarian radiolarians in the plankton of the world ocean]. Trudyi Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademiya Nauk, SSSR. 9(17): 1-294. gs


Amphimelissa setosa compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 6-3-2021

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