radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Podocyrtis platypus

Podocyrtis platypus

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pterocorythidae -> Podocyrtis -> Podocyrtis platypus
Sister taxa: P. acalles, P. ampla, P. apeza, P. aphorma, P. argulus, P. chalara, P. coronatus, P. diamesa, P. dorus, P. fasciolata, P. goetheana, P. helenae, P. mitra, P. mitrella, P. papalis, P. phyxis, P. platypus, P. sinuosa, P. trachodes, P. sp.


Citation: Podocyrtis platypus Sanfilippo & Riedel 1973
Rank: species
Basionym: Podocyrtis platypus

Catalog entries: Podocyrtis platypus

Original description: Cephalis elongate-hemispherical, with small pores, bearing a bladed horn somewhat longer than the cephalis. Collar stricture indistinctly marked by change in contour. Thorax inflated-conical, with pores circular or slightly elongate (with inwardly projecting thorns), in longitudinal rows separated by ridges. Generally a slight external lumbar stricture. Abdomen approximately cylindrical, slightly inflated with pores and intervening ridges in some specimens similar to those of distal part of thorax, in others pores larger and less regularly arranged. Feet long, spathulate, usually heavily ridged, abruptly transversely terminated (or rarely cleft), with abdominal pores in most specimens extending onto the upper part of the feet. No distinct poreless peristome at the abdominal margin between the feet.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

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:



Podocyrtis platypus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-12-2021

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