Agia Varvara Radiolaria (Triassic of Cyprus)

Where: Cyprus (34.8° N, 32.5° E: paleocoordinates 8.9° N, 26.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dhiarizos Group, Lacian (221.5 - 215.6 Ma)

• Mamonia allochthonous complex in Dhiarizos Group. Age indicated as early Norian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified limestone and lithified chert

• imbricated structure complicated by a system of sublatitudinal and NW-trending strike-slip faults
• 14 m white and pink platy micritic limestone intercalated with grey and yellowish-pink cherts

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: recrystallized, original silica, replaced with calcite, replaced with pyrite

Primary reference: N. Y. Bragin and K. A. Krylov. 1999. Early Norian Radiolaria from Cyprus. Geodiversitas 21(4):539-569 [W. Kiessling/F. Reichel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 73854: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Falko Reichel on 05.07.2007, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Radiolaria
 Polycystina -
Nassellaria indet. Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Bulbocyrtiidae
Bulbocyrtium latum n. sp. Bragin and Krylov 1999 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Spongolophophenidae
Conospongocyrtis tekini n. sp. Bragin 2007 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Pseudosaturniformidae
Pseudosaturniforma carnica Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Sanfilippoellidae
Sanfilippoella lengeranlii Tekin 1999 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Pseudodictyomitridae
Multimonilis pulcher Yeh 1989 radiolarian
Pachus multinodosus Tekin 1999 radiolarian
Whalenella robusta n. sp. Bragin and Krylov 1999 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Foremanellinidae
? Foremanellina sp. Dumitrica 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria -
Mostlericyrtium striata Tekin 1999 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Poulpidae
? Triassobipedis sp. Kozur 1984 radiolarian
Poulpus transitus Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Poulpus piabyx De Wever 1979 radiolarian
Neopylentonema aff. procera Sugiyama 1997 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Deflandrecyrtiidae
Haeckelicyrtium subcircularis, Caphtorocyrtium tenerum n. gen. n. sp., "Haeckelicyrtium carterae n. sp." = Dreyericyrtium carterae
Haeckelicyrtium subcircularis Tekin 1999 radiolarian
Caphtorocyrtium tenerum n. gen. n. sp. Bragin and Krylov 1999 radiolarian
"Haeckelicyrtium carterae n. sp." = Dreyericyrtium carterae Bragin and Krylov 1999 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Sethocapsidae
? Sethocapsa sp. Haeckel 1881 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Nabolellidae
Nabolella trispinosa n. sp. Bragin and Krylov 1999 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Triassocampidae
Triassocampidae indet. Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Papiliocampe tokerae Tekin 1999 radiolarian
 Nassellaria -
"? Xiphotheca spinellifera n. sp." = Senelella spinellifera
"? Xiphotheca spinellifera n. sp." = Senelella spinellifera Bragin and Krylov 1999 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Xiphothecaellidae
"Xiphotheca rugosa" = Xiphothecaella rugosa, "Xiphotheca longa" = Xiphothecaella longa
"Xiphotheca rugosa" = Xiphothecaella rugosa Bragin 1991 radiolarian
"Xiphotheca longa" = Xiphothecaella longa Kozur and Mock 1981 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Ultranaporidae
? Napora "sp. 1" Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
? Napora "sp. 2" Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
Trialatus robustus Nakaseko and Nishimura 1979 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Syringocapsidae
Podobursa yazgani Tekin 1999 radiolarian
Podobursa tenuicephala n. sp. Bragin 2007 radiolarian
Podobursa akayi Tekin 1999 radiolarian
Syringocapsa sp. Neviani 1900 radiolarian
Syringocapsa batodes De Wever 1979 radiolarian
Syringocapsa circumvoluta n. sp. Bragin 2007 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Canoptidae
? Laxtorum sp. Blome 1984 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Ruesticyrtiidae
Xiphotheca sp. De Wever 1979 radiolarian
? Xiphotheca sp. De Wever 1979 radiolarian
Annulotriassocampe baldii Kozur 1994 radiolarian
"Annulotriassocampe cf. sulovensis" = Triassocampe sulovensis Kozur and Mock 1981 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
Palaeosaturnalis triassicus Kozur and Mostler 1972 radiolarian
Palaeosaturnalis mocki Kozur and Mostler 1983 radiolarian
Palaeosaturnalis latiannulatus Kozur and Mostler 1983 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
? Entactinosphaera "sp. 1" Foreman 1963 radiolarian
? Entactinosphaera "sp. 2" Foreman 1963 radiolarian
Entactinosphaera aff. simoni Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Entactinaria -
Kahlerosphaera parvispinosa Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
Kahlerosphaera norica Kozur and Mock 1981 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
 Entactinaria - Pentactinocarpidae
Pentactinocarpus sp. Dumitrica 1978 radiolarian
Pentactinocarpus aff. tetracanthus Dumitrica 1978 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Multiarcusellidae
Triarcella sulovensis Kozur and Mock 1981 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Hindeosphaeridae
Sepsagon sp. Dumitrica et al. 1980 radiolarian
Sepsagon longispinosus Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
? Pseudostylosphaera sp. Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
Paronaella sp. Pessagno 1971 radiolarian
Paronaella norica Kozur and Mock 1981 radiolarian
 Spumellaria -
? Heliosoma sp. radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Gomberellidae
Karnospongella bispinosa Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Relindellidae
Pentaspongodiscus "sp.1" Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
Pentaspongodiscus "sp.2" Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Actinommidae
Carinaheliosoma carinata Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Xiphostylidae
Archaeocenosphaera sp. Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Stylosphaeridae
Zhamojdasphaera proceruspinosa Lahm 1984 radiolarian
Spongostylus carnicus Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
Spongostylus tortilis Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Veghicycliidae
Veghicyclia cf. robusta Kozur and Mostler 1972 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Orbiculiformidae
"Praeorbiculiformella goestlingensis" = Orbiculiforma goestlingensis
"Praeorbiculiformella goestlingensis" = Orbiculiforma goestlingensis Kozur and Mostler 1978 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Capnodoce anapetes De Wever 1979 radiolarian
Capnodoce ruesti Kozur and Mock 1981 radiolarian
Capnodoce crystallina Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
? Loffa sp. Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Loffa mulleri Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hexaporobrachiidae
Icrioma tetrancistrum De Wever 1979 radiolarian
Icrioma aff. tetrancistrum De Wever 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hexapylomellidae
Praenanina veghae Kozur 1994 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Parasaturnalidae
Liassosaturnalis parvus Kozur and Mostler 1990 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Patulibracchiidae
Triassocrucella triassica Kozur and Mostler 1978 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Capnuchosphaeridae
Capnuchosphaeridae indet. De Wever 1979 radiolarian
"Sulovella constricta" = Capnuchosphaera constricta Kozur and Mock 1981 radiolarian
Capnuchosphaera theloides De Wever 1979 radiolarian
subsp. minor
Capnuchosphaera cf. theloides De Wever 1979 radiolarian
Capnuchosphaera tricornis De Wever 1979 radiolarian
Capnuchosphaera cf. deweveri Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
"Vinassaspongus transitus" = Sarla transita Kozur and Mock 1981 radiolarian
? Saria sp. Pessagno 1979 radiolarian
? Kinyrosphaera sp. Bragin and Krylov 1999 radiolarian
Kinyrosphaera helicata n. sp. Bragin and Krylov 1999 radiolarian
Kinyrosphaera trispinosa n. gen. n. sp. Bragin and Krylov 1999 radiolarian
Dicapnuchosphaera quinquespina n. sp. Bragin 2007 radiolarian