Giraffospyris didiceros

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Triospyridae -> Giraffospyris -> Giraffospyris didiceros
Sister taxa: G. annulispina, G. cyrillium, G. didiceros, G. haeckelii, G. lata, G. laterispina, G. sp.


Citation: Giraffospyris didiceros (Ehrenberg) Goll 1969
Rank: species
Basionym: Ceratospyris didiceros Ehrenberg 1873

Catalog entries: Ceratospyris didiceros

Original description: [Subglobose, bilocular, not constricted, with four horns; suture with 2 small spinules; surface thorny; larger, irregular pores, approximately in rows. Of the surface horns, two are curved and two are straight. Diameter without horns 86 µ, the longer horns 86 µ, approximately 5 pores on the diameter. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Similar species: didiceros

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Paleogene Period (23.03-66.04Ma, top in Chattian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "P age group"
First occurrence (base): within Paleogene Period (23.03-66.04Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "P age group"

Plot of occurrence data:



Giraffospyris didiceros compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-6-2021

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