radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Carpocanopsis favosa

Carpocanopsis favosa

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Carpocaniidae -> Carpocanopsis -> Carpocanopsis favosa
Sister taxa: C. bramlettei, C. cingulata, C. cristata, C. favosa, C. sp.


Citation: Carpocanopsis favosa (Haeckel) Kruglivkova 1978
Rank: species
Basionym: Cycladophora favosa

Taxonomic discussion:
(Haeckel) 1887; Riedel and Sanfilippo 1971

Catalog entries: Cycladophora favosa

Original description: Shell dome-shaped, without collar stricture, but with a deep lumbar stricture. Cephalis flat, cap-shaped, without horn, or with a rudimentary conical horn, with small circular pores. Length of the three joints = 1: 4: 3, breadth = 2: 5: 4. Thorax subspherical, rough, with regular, circular, hexagonally-framed pores. Abdomen truncate, conical, with eighteen to twenty-four prominent ribs; between every two ribs only two or three ovate pores occur. Mouth circular, with eighteen to twenty-four teeth. The shape of the abdomen is rather variable (figs. 5, (3).

Length of the three joints, a 20, b 80, c 60µm; breadth, a 40, b 90, c 70µm.
Remarks on original description: Haeckel listed Cycladophora favosa under the subgeneric name Cyclampterium, but did not include the subgeneric name the species name.


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:


Haeckel, E (1887). 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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs

Riedel, W. R. & Sanfilippo, A. (1971). Cenozoic Radiolaria from the western tropical Pacific, Leg 7. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 7: 1529-1666. gs


Carpocanopsis favosa compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-9-2021

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