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Lophophaena capito

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Plagiacanthidae -> Lophophaenidae -> Lophophaena -> Lophophaena capito
Sister taxa: L. apiculata, L. arctissa, L. arie, L. buetschlii, L. capito, L. circumtexta, L. clevei, L. cylindrica, L. decacantha, L. galeaorci, L. hispida, L. josephinus, L. macrencephala, L. mugaica, L. nadezdae, L. polycyrtis, L. radians, L. rioplatensis, L. sibirica, L. simplex, L. tekopua, L. thaumasia, L. variabilis, L. witjazii, Lophophaenoma, L. sp., Lophophaenoma sp.


Citation: Lophophaena capito Ehrenberg 1873
taxonomic rank: species
Basionym: Lophophaena capito

Catalog entries: Lophophaena capito

Original description: [2-segmented, with an undulating margin; cephalis large, dilate anteriorly, decreasing in size posteriorly, with a short, thick frontal spine, and with distinct sparse pores. Second segment slightly narrower than the first, imperfect posteriorly, armed anteriorly with a thick spine directed backward, and with irregular sparse pores. Length without spines 120 µ, of the frontal spine 11 µ, of the lower spine 45 µ, of cephalis 64 µ. Breadth of cephalis 70 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


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:



Lophophaena capito compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-6-2024

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