Carpocanopsis bramlettei Riedel and Sanfilippo

Cycladophora favosa Haeckel in Riedel, 1954, pl.1, fig.3 (non fig.2)

Carpocanopsis bramlettei Riedel and Sanfilippo, 1971, p.1597, pl.2G, figs.8-14, pl.8, fig.7

DESCRIPTION

Cephalis externally obtusely cap-shaped, generally separated from the thorax by a slight change in contour. Thorax barrel-shaped, with smooth surface and circular pores longitudinally aligned. Lumbar stricture expressed externally by a distinct change in contour. Abdomen subcylindrical, hyaline, usually with one row of pores proximally and a row of teeth terminally (Riedel and Sanfilippo, 1971).

DIMENSIONS

Based on 25 specimens. Total length 115-190 m. Maximum breadth 80-105 m (Riedel and Sanfilippo, 1971).

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERS

Lumbar stricture distinct externally. Abdomen subcylindrical, hyaline, usually with one row of pores proximally and a row of teeth terminally (Riedel and Sanfilippo, 1978a).

DISTRIBUTION

This species occurs in low latitudes and ranges from the boundary between the Cyrtocapsella tetrapera and Stichocorys delmontensis Zones to the upper part of the Dorcadospyris alata Zone.

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