CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Botryometra Petrushevskaya 1975

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> B -> Botryometra
Other pages this level: Bathrocalpis, Bathropyramis, Bathysphaera, Bekoma, Bekomiforma, Belonozoum, Bisphaerocephalina, Bisphaerocephalus, Botryacantha, Botryocampe, Botryocanna, Botryocella, Botryocylinder, Botryocyrtis, Botryometra, Botryopera, Botryopyle, Botryostrobus, Brachiospyris, Buccinosphaera, Buryella

Botryometra poljanskii Petrushevskaya 1975
= Botryometra poljanskii
Botryometra spongiosa Petrushevskaya 1975
= Botryometra spongiosa


Citation: Botryometra Petrushevskaya 1975
Rank: genus
Described on page(s) : 590
Family (traditional): Cannobotryidae

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Current identification/main database link: Botryometra Petrushevskaya 1975

Original Description
Two-segmented ellipsoidal skeleton, the second segment (thorax) larger than the cephalis if the shell is complete. Thorax may be incomplete or reduced. In these cases cephalis and thorax are equal. Pores are few and irregular. Cephalis with branches a in the upper part (Figure 10, VIII). Cephalis is more or less separated from the thorax. The spine A goes in the cephalis as the columella. There is no distinct subdivision into cephalic lobes. Eucephalic and antecephalic parts of the equal height. The spines A, D, L may go outside as horns and lateral feet.


Petrushevskaya, M. G. (1975a). Cenozoic radiolarians of the Antarctic, Leg 29, DSDP. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 29: 541-675. gs


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

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