radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Axoprunum radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Axoprunum


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Saturnalidae -> Axoprunum
Sister taxa: Axoprunum, Saturnalis
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Axoprunum euterpe

neptune records: 4
Axoprunum liostylum

neptune records: 1
Axoprunum losbanosensis

neptune records: 4
Axoprunum monostylum

neptune records: 6
Axoprunum pierinae

neptune records: 195
Axoprunum stauraxonium

neptune records: 6
Axoprunum sp.

neptune records: 132


Citation: Axoprunum Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Basionym: Axoprunum

Catalog entries: Axoprunum

Original description: Ellipsida with simple ellipsoidal shell, the main axis of which is prolonged at both poles into two opposite spines of equal size and similar form. Within the cavity of the shell four radial rods arise from its inner surface, two in the main axis, two in the smallest axis, perpendicular to the former; their free inner ends are at the same distance from the centre.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Total of ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Paleogene Period (23.03-66.04Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Axoprunum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-6-2024

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