Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Spongodiscidae -> Stylodictyidae -> Stylochlamydium
Sister taxa: Schizodiscus, Stylochlamydium, Stylodictya
Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Stylochlamydium asteriscus

neptune records: 19
Stylochlamydium venustum

neptune records: 110
Stylochlamydium sp.

neptune records:


Citation: Stylochlamydium Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Stylochlamydium

Catalog entries: Stylochlamydium

Original description: 3b. Tribus: Stylodictyida. Porodiscida aculeata, aculeis marginalibus in plano aequatoriali sitis et e margine disci -radiantibus (sed sine brachiis cameratis).
D. aculeis multis marginalibus (quinque aut pluribus plerumque sine ordine radiantibus).
DII. disco zona lata spongiosa.

Translated description: 3b. Tribe: Stylodictyida. Spined Porodiscida, with marginal spines situated in the equatorial plane and radiating from the margin of the disk (but without chambered arms).
D. With many marginal spines (five or more usually radiating without definite arrangement).
DII. With the disk having a broad spongy zone. (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 Gelasian Stage (0% up, 2.6Ma, in Gelasian 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


Stylochlamydium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-10-2020

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