radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Carpocanistrum acephalum

Carpocanistrum acephalum

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Carpocaniidae -> Carpocanistrum -> Carpocanistrum acephalum
Sister taxa: C. acephalum, C. acutidentatum, C. brevispina, C. coronatum, C. favosum, C. flosculum, C. odysseus, C. pulchrum, C. sp.


Citation: Carpocanistrum acephalum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Carpocanistrum acephalum Haeckel 1887
Taxonomic discussion: Haeckel 1887

Catalog entries: Carpocanistrum acephalum

Original description: Shell ovate, smooth, thin-walled, one and a fifth times as long as broad. Pores subregular circular, twice as broad as the bars, sixteen to twenty on the greatest breadth of the shell. Peristome slightly constricted, with fifteen to eighteen slender, slightly bent, nearly vertical, and parallel feet, which are half as long as the shell.
Remarks on original description: In figure caption for cephalum read acephalum[comment from RadWorld database]




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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:


Haeckel, E (1887a). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


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