Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pterocorythidae -> Lamprocyclas
Sister taxa: Anthocyrtidium, Calocycletta, Lamprocyclas, Lamprocyrtis, Phormocyrtis, Podocyrtis, Pterocorys, Pterocorythidae inc sed, Tetracorethra, Theocorythium, Theocyrtis,
Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma) Granddaughter taxa

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Citation: Lamprocyclas Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Lamprocyclas

Catalog entries: Lamprocyclas

Original description: 3a. Tribus: Theocorida. Triocyrtida aperta eradiata.
B. Theocorida coronata (Calocyclida) margine ostii corona spinarum terminali ornato. -- Omnia acuta.
BII. corona duplici aut multiplici
Ia. duabus vel pluribus coronis terminalibus.

Translated description: 3a. Tribe: Theocorida. Open, eradiate Triocyrtida.
B. Coronate Theocorida (Calocyclida). The apertural margin provided with a terminal corona of spines. - All acute.
BII. With corona double or multiple.
IIa. With two or more terminal coronas. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Danian Stage (0% up, 66Ma, in Danian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


Lamprocyclas compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-9-2020

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