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Calocycletta acanthocephala

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pterocorythidae -> Calocycletta -> Calocycletta acanthocephala
Sister taxa: C. acanthocephala, C. anekathen, C. caepa, C. cladara, C. costata, C. parva, C. robusta, C. serrata, C. virginis, C. sp.


Citation: Calocycletta acanthocephala (Ehrenberg) Petrushevskaya and Kozlova 1972
Rank: species

Catalog entries: Eucyrtidium acanthocephalum

Original description: [3-segmented, with rough surface, with subequal pores arranged in quincuncial rows. Cephalis oblong, with long terminal spine having at the base a corona of 3 smaller ones, and without distinct stricture. Second segment lageniform, strongly swollen in the middle. Third segment narrower than the second, short, truncate. Total length 225 µ, of the cephalis 41 µ, second segment 80 µ, of the third segment 23 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

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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"

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