Amphiplecta amphistoma

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Plagiacanthidae -> Lophophaenidae -> Amphiplecta -> Amphiplecta amphistoma
Sister taxa: A. acrostoma, A. amphistoma, A. cylindrocephala, A. satoshii, A. tripleura, A. sp.


Citation: Amphiplecta amphistoma Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Amphiplecta amphistoma Haeckel 1887

Catalog entries: Amphiplecta amphistoma

Original description: Cephalis subspherical, spiny, with sharp collar stricture on the base; its apical opening central, surrounded by a coronal of twelve to eighteen short spines. Length of the two joints = 7 :8, breadth = 6: 20. Thorax flatly conical armed with bristle-shaped spines. Meshes of the network in both joints subregular, hexagonal, six to eight times as broad as the bars. Basal mouth bristly.

Cephalis 70µm long, 60µm broad; thorax 80µm long, 200µm broad
Remarks on original description: There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within (-Ma, top in "Holocene" stage). Data source:
First occurrence (base): within (-Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:



Amphiplecta amphistoma compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-5-2021

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