radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Lithocyclia ocellus

Lithocyclia ocellus

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Coccodiscidae -> Lithocyclia -> Lithocyclia ocellus
Sister taxa: L. angusta, L. aristotelis, L. crux, L. ocellus, L. sp.


Citation: Lithocyclia ocellus Ehrenberg 1854
Rank: species
Basionym: Lithocyclia ocellus
Taxonomic discussion: Ehrenberg 1854 pl.36 figs.30;1873 p.240; Riedel & Sanfilippo 1970 p.522 pl.5 fig; Sanfilippo et al.1985 p655 fig.7.1; Riedel & Sanfilippo 1986

Catalog entries: Lithocyclia ocellus

Original description: [illustration only]




Biogeography and Palaeobiology

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Phylogenetic relations

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:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1854d). Mikrogeologie. Leipzig. . 1-374. gs

Ehrenberg, C. G. (1873a). Grössere Felsproben des Polycystinen-Mergels von Barbados mit weiteren Erläuterungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1873: 213-263. gs

Riedel, W. R. & Sanfilippo, A. (1970). Radiolaria, Leg. 4 DSDP. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 4: 503-575. gs

Riedel, W. R. & Sanfilippo, A. (1986). Morphological characters for a natural classification of Cenozoic Radiolaria, reflecting phylogenies. Marine Micropaleontology. 11: 151-170. gs

Sanfilippo, A., Westberg-Smith, M. J. & Riedel, W. R. (1985). Cenozoic Radiolaria. In, Bolli, H. M. , Saunders, J. B. & Perch-Nielsen K. (eds) Plankton Stratigraphy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 631-712. gs


Lithocyclia ocellus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-11-2022

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