Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pterocorythidae -> Pterocorys
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

neptune records: 92

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neptune records: 145

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neptune records: 100

neptune records: 67


Citation: Pterocorys Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Pterocorys

Catalog entries: Pterocorys

Original description: 3b. Tribus: Theopilida. Tricystida aperta triradiata.
A. Theopilida secundo articulo triradiato (Pterocorida ) (= costis aut appendicibus medii articuli tribus perspicuis).
AI. limbata (ostia testae laevi aut succiso).
Ia. secundo articulo simpliciter clathrato.
a++ costi articuli secundi tribus in spinas productis.

Translated description: 3b. Tribe: Theopilida. Open, triradiate Tricyrtida.
A. Theopilida with the second segment triradiate (Pterocorida) (that is, with three ribs or appendages of the middle segment visible).
AI. Girdled (aperture of the test smooth or truncate).
Ia. With second segment simply latticed.
a++ 'With three ribs of the second segment prolonged as spines. (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 Aquitanian Stage (0% up, 23Ma, in Aquitanian 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


Pterocorys compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-9-2020

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