Octopyle stenozona

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pyloniidae -> Octopyle -> Octopyle stenozona
Sister taxa: O. stenozona, O. sp.


Citation: Octopyle stenozona Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Octopyle stenozona
Taxonomic discussion: Haeckel 1887; Nigrini & Moore 1979 p S123 pl 16 fig 2

Catalog entries: Octopyle stenozona

Original description: Cortical shell quadrangular, with thorny surface, and four conical spines in the lateral plane, on the points, where both cortical girdles are crossed. Lateral girdle very narrow, nearly square, with rounded corners, of equal length and breadth. On the isthmus of the narrow transverse girdle only one pore. Sagittal septum of the same length as the subspherical medullary shell. Eight gates irregular roundish or nearly circular.
Remarks on original description: Haeckel listed Octopyle stenozona under the subgeneric name Octopylura, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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:


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

Nigrini, C. A. & Moore, T. C. Jr. (1979). A guide to modern Radiolaria. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 16: 1-260. gs


Octopyle stenozona compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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