Tetrapyle octacantha

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pyloniidae -> Tetrapyle -> Tetrapyle octacantha
Sister taxa: T. octacantha, T. sp.


Citation: Tetrapyle octacantha Müller 1858
Rank: species
Basionym: Tetrapyle octacantha
Taxonomic discussion: Muller 1858 p 33-35 pl 2 figs 12-13 pl 3 figs 1-12; Nigrini & Moore 1979 p D125 pl 16 fig 3

Catalog entries: Tetrapyle octacantha

Original description: Unter diesen ist Tetrapyle, eine neue Gattung von Polycystinen, ausgezeichnet, dafs die gegitterte, niit einem nucleus versehene Körperschale mit 4 besondern grofsen Offnungen versehen ist, wovon je zwei auf den entgegengesetzten Seiten des Körpers liegen.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"

Plot of occurrence data:


Müller, J (1859b). Über die Thalassicollen, Polycystinen und Acanthometren des Mittelmeeres. Abhandlungen der Koniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1858: 1-62. gs

Nigrini, C. A. & Moore, T. C. Jr. (1979). A guide to modern Radiolaria. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 16: 1-260. gs


Tetrapyle octacantha compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-1-2021

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