Citation: Tepka perforata Sanfilippo et al. 1973Rank: speciesBasionym: Tepka perforataTaxonomic discussion: Sanfilippo and Riedel 1973 p 228-230 pl 6 figs 18-20; Family (and even status as Polycystine) unclear-dl
Similar species Geographic distribution Paleobiology Phylogenetic relations
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:
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
Taxon plotted: Tepka perforata, synonyms included - Tepka perforata;
Sanfilippo, A. & Riedel, W. R. (1973). Cenozoic Radiolaria (exclusive of theoperids, artostrobiids and amphipyndacids) from the Gulf of Mexico, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 10. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 10: 475-608. gsO
Tepka perforata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project teamviewed: 27-1-2023