Lithotympanum tuberosum

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Lithotympanum -> Lithotympanum tuberosum
Sister taxa: L. tuberosum, L. sp.


Citation: Lithotympanum tuberosum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Lithotympanum tuberosum

Catalog entries: Lithotympanum tuberosum

Original description: Both lattice-plates slightly convex; the mitral plate with six larger marginal pores and one central pore separated by numerous smaller pores; the basal plate with seven large pores only (one central and six peripheral). Surface and margin of the plates uneven, with roundish prominent dimpled tubercles. Both rings connected by ten to twelve simple cylindrical vertical columellae.

Length of the shell 0.13, breadth 0.1.


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:



Lithotympanum tuberosum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 16-5-2021

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