radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Albatrossidium radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Albatrossidium


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pterocorythidae -> Albatrossidium
Sister taxa: Albatrossidium, Anthocyrtidium, Calocycletta, Lamprocyclas, Lamprocyrtis, Phormocyrtis, Podocyrtis, Pterocorys, Pterocorythidae inc sed, Tetracorethra, Theocorythium, Theocyrtis
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Albatrossidium minzok

neptune records:
Albatrossidium sp.

neptune records:


Citation: Albatrossidium Sanfilippo & Riedel 1992
taxonomic rank: genus
Basionym: Albatrossidium Sanfilippo & Riedel 1992

Catalog entries: Albatrossidium

Original description: Generalized. three-segmented pterocorythids. with pores of the thorax similar to those of the abdomen, no differentiated peristome. and no appendages (feet or wings).


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Tortonian Stage (100% up, 7.3Ma, in Tortonian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Lutetian Stage (41.15-47.84Ma, base in Lutetian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Sanfilippo, A. & Riedel, W. R. (1992). The origin and evolution of Pterocorythidae (Radiolaria): A Cenozoic phylogenetic study. Micropaleontology. 38(1): 1-36. gs


Albatrossidium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2024

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