Botryocella multicellaris

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Cannobotryidae -> Botryocyrtidae -> Botryocella -> Botryocella multicellaris
Sister taxa: B. apenninica, B. multicellaris, B. pauciperforata, B. sp.


Citation: Botryocella multicellaris Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Botryocella multicellaris

Catalog entries: Botryocella multicellaris

Original description: Cephalis multilobate; occipital lobe helmet-shaped, very large, about twice as long and broad as the frontal half of the shell, which is divided into six to eight small roundish clustered lobes. Thorax subspherical, of about the same size as the cephalis.

Length of the shell 0.1, breadth 0.05.


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:



Botryocella multicellaris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 6-3-2021

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