Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Spongodiscidae -> Spongodiscidae (ss) -> Rhopalodictyum
Sister taxa: Rhopalodictyum, Spongodiscus, Spongopyle, Spongotrochus, Stylotrochus
Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Rhopalodictyum californicum

neptune records: 44
Rhopalodictyum sp.

neptune records: 4


Citation: Rhopalodictyum
Rank: genus
Basionym: Rhopalodictyum

Catalog entries: Rhopalodictyum

Original description: Polycystinum compositum e Calodictyis. Testa silicea spongioso-cellulosa, complanata, lobato-stellata. Discus medius spongiaceus nec concentrice decoratus. Radii stellae, apice tumidi, inermes.

Translated description: Composite polycystin of the Calodictya. Test siliceous, spongy-porous, flattened, lobate-stellate. Spongy median disc not concentrically ornamented. Radii of the star unarmed, swollen at the apex.

(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 top of No known fossil record modern (100% up, 0Ma, in stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

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Rhopalodictyum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-11-2020

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