radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Carpocanarium papillosum

Carpocanarium papillosum

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Carpocaniidae -> Carpocanarium -> Carpocanarium papillosum
Sister taxa: C. papillosum, C. sp.


Citation: Carpocanarium papillosum (Ehrenberg 1872)
Rank: species
Basionym: Eucyrtidium papillosum Nigrini & Moore 1979
Taxonomic discussion: (Ehrenberg) 1872a p 310; --- 1872b pl 7 fig 10 as Eucyrtidium; Nigrini & Moore 1979 p N27 pl 21 fig 3 (synonymy)

Catalog entries: Eucyrtidium papillosum

Original description: Oblong-ovate three-segmented form; cephalis subglobose, irregularly porous, -with a vestige of a rib. Second segment largest, with irregular rows of round papillae projecting on the margin, third segment membranaceous, smooth, separated by a stricture; 5 - 6 papillae in a transverse direction. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]




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:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1873a). Mikrogeologische Studien als Zusammenfassung seiner Beobachtungen des kleinsten Lebens der Meeres-Tiefgründe aller Zonen und dessen geologischen Einfluss. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1872: 265-322. gs

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


Carpocanarium papillosum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 6-7-2022

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