Botryometra poljanskii

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Cannobotryidae -> Botryocyrtidae -> Botryometra -> Botryometra poljanskii
Sister taxa: B. poljanskii, B. spongiosa, B. sp.


Citation: Botryometra poljanskii Petrushevskaya 1975
Rank: species
Basionym: Botryometra poljanskii

Catalog entries: Botryometra poljanskii

Original description: Cephalis about 40µm in height with the broadest axis up to 60µm; separated from the thorax by the basal plate. (This is the main difference from Lithomelissa heros.) The thorax is cylindrical. The lateral feet formed by the spines D and L are weak.
Remarks on original description: Description is based on nine specimens from DSDP Site 278, Core 12


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:



Botryometra poljanskii compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-4-2021

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