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Botryostrobus aquilonaris

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Artostrobiidae -> Botryostrobus -> Botryostrobus aquilonaris
Sister taxa: B. aquilonaris, B. auritus, B. bramlettei, B. hollisi, B. joides, B. kerguelensis, B. miralestensis, B. parsonsae, B. rednosus, B. sp.


Citation: Botryostrobus aquilonaris (Bailey) Johnson 1974
Rank: species
Basionym: Eucyrtidium aquilonaris
Taxonomic discussion: (Bailey) 1856; Nigrini 1977; Nigrini & Moore 1979 p N99 pl 27 fig 1

Catalog entries: Eucyrtidium aquilonaris

Original description: Shell with a rounded head andthree (or more?) inflated articulations having large cells or perforationsarranged in transverse rows, the spaces between the cells being irregularly granulate. Lower cell abruptly contracted at base and prolonged into a neck.
Remarks on original description: The micro-unit employed by Bailey is 1/1000 of an English inch expressed in integers and fractions.
New name Botryostrobus aquilonaris (Bailey) Nigrini 1977[comment from RadWorld database]


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:


Bailey, J. W. (1856). Notice of microscopic forms found in the soundings of the Sea of Kamtschatka. American Journal of Science and Arts. 22(64): 1-6. gs V O

Nigrini, C. A. & Moore, T. C. Jr. (1979). A guide to modern Radiolaria. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 16: 1-260. gs O

Nigrini, C. A. (1977). Tropical Cenozoic Artostrobiidae (Radiolaria). Micropaleontology. 23(3): 241-269. gs


Botryostrobus aquilonaris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-3-2023

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