radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Pterocorys sabae

Pterocorys sabae

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pterocorythidae -> Pterocorys -> Pterocorys sabae
Sister taxa: P. campanula, P. clausus, P. hertwigii, P. longicollis, P. macroceras, P. minythorax, P. sabae, P. zancleus, P. sp.


Citation: Pterocorys sabae (Ehrenberg) Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Pterocanium sabae

Taxonomic discussion:
(Ehrenberg) 1872; Johnson and Nigrini, 1980

Catalog entries: Pterocanium sabae

Translated description: [Cephalis subglobose, porous, with a lateral spine; second segment with 3 slightly spined ribs; longitudinal rows of pores in the third segment beyond the stricture quincuncially arranged. Length of the cephalis without spine 28 µ, of the second segment 58 µ, of the third segment 56 µ; maximum breadth at the aperture 90 µ; 3 large pores in 24 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: Synonymized with Pterocorys zanclaeus (Müller) by Petrushevskaya, 1971c[comment from RadWorld database]


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:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1873a). Mikrogeologische Studien als Zusammenfassung seiner Beobachtungen des kleinsten Lebens der Meeres-Tiefgründe aller Zonen und dessen geologischen Einfluss. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1872: 265-322. gs

Johnson, D. A. & Nigrini, C. A. (1980). Radiolarian biogeography in surface of the western Indian Ocean. Marine Micropaleontology. 5: 111-152. gs


Pterocorys sabae compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-9-2021

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