radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Hexapyle dodecantha

Hexapyle dodecantha

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pyloniidae -> Hexapyle -> Hexapyle dodecantha
Sister taxa: H. dodecantha, H. sp.


Citation: Hexapyle dodecantha Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Hexapyle dodecantha

Catalog entries: Hexapyle dodecantha

Original description: Cortical shell triangular, thorny; with rounded corners, three and a half times as broad as the medullary shell. Twelve stronger radial spines, six opposite in pairs on each side of the discoidal shell, as prolongations of the lateral edges of the triangular gates, which are about the same breadth as the half girdles between them.

Diameter of the cortical shell 0.21, of the medullary shell 0.06; breadth of the gates and of the bridges 0.06.


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:



Hexapyle dodecantha compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-12-2021

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