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Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Collosphaeridae -> Acrosphaera
Sister taxa: Acrosphaera, Buccinosphaera, Clathrosphaera, Collosphaera, Disolenia, Otosphaera, Siphonosphaera, Solenosphaera, Tribonosphaera, Trisolenia
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa
Acrosphaera arktios

neptune records: 1

Acrosphaera australis

neptune records: 83

Acrosphaera collina

neptune records:

Acrosphaera cyrtodon

neptune records:

Acrosphaera flammabunda

neptune records:

Acrosphaera hamospina

neptune records: 28

Acrosphaera labrata

neptune records: 48

Acrosphaera lappacea

neptune records: 8

Acrosphaera mercurius

neptune records: 40

Acrosphaera murrayana

neptune records: 61

Acrosphaera pseudarktios

neptune records:

Acrosphaera spinosa

neptune records: 17
Acrosphaera spinosa echinoides

Acrosphaera trepanata

neptune records:

Acrosphaera sp.

neptune records: 40


Citation: Acrosphaera Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Acrosphaera

Catalog entries: Acrosphaera

Original description: 1. Subfamilia: Acrosphaerida. Symbelaria testis clathratis simplicibus subglobosis irregularibus.
B. testa spinosa, spinis basi clathratis.

Translated description: 1. Subfamily: Acrosphaerida. Symbelaria with simple, irregular subspherical latticed tests.
B. With test spiny, the spines latticed at the base. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: [Synonymized with Polysolenia Ehrenberg by Nigrini, 1967]




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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

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Haeckel, E. (1882a). 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


Acrosphaera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-2-2023

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