Original description: loricae ocellorum seriebus transversis rectis. Translated description: [Shells with pores in straight transverse rows. (Translation from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.).] Remarks on original description: Partly synonymized with Botryostrobus auritus-australis (Ehrenberg) by Nigrini, 1977 partly synonymized with Siphocampe arachnea group (Ehrenberg) by Nigrini, 1977[comment from RadWorld database]
Biogeography and Palaeobiology
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:
Range-bar - range as quoted above, pink interval top occurs in, green interval base occurs in.
Triangles indicate an event for which a precise placement has been suggested
Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes