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

neptune records: 14
Stylodictya gracilis

neptune records: 1
Stylodictya hastata

neptune records: 4
Stylodictya inaequalispina

neptune records:
Stylodictya multispina

neptune records: 210
Stylodictya ocellata

neptune records: 7
Stylodictya orbiculata

neptune records:
Stylodictya rosella

neptune records:
Stylodictya stellata

neptune records: 1
Stylodictya tainemplekta

neptune records: 13
Stylodictya targaeformis

neptune records: 43
Stylodictya tenuispina

neptune records: 7
Stylodictya validispina

neptune records: 41
Stylodictya sp.

neptune records: 126


Citation: Stylodictya Ehrenberg 1847
Rank: genus
Basionym: Stylodictya

Catalog entries: Stylodictya

Original description: Testae enucleatae e cellulis binis (longitudinaliter constrictae) aut e cellulis appositis multis coalitae. (Effusae planae aut teretes et subglobosae). Testarum cellulae concentricae aut spirales, tenues plurimae, passim ordine nullo spongiosae. Testae radiatae in stellae

formam abeuntes (spongiosae). Radiis liberis, simpliciter stiliformibus.

Translated description: Test enucleate, with two chambers (longitudinally constricted), or formed of many chambers grown together (spread in a plane or rounded and subglobose). Chambers of test concentric or spiral, mostly delicate, spongy and irregular. Test radiate, in a stellate form (spongy). Radii free, simply styliform. (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:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1847). Uber die mikroskopischen kieselschaligen Polycystinen als machtige Gebirgsmasse von Barbados und uber das Verhaltniss der aus mehr als 300 neuen Arten bestehenden ganz eigenthumlichen Formengruppe jener Felsmasse zu den jetzt lebenden Tieren und zur. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1847: 41-60. gs


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

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