radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Centrocubus radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Centrocubus


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Centrocubidae -> Centrocubus
Sister taxa: Centrocubus, Octodendron
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Centrocubus cladostylus

neptune records:
Centrocubus octostylus

neptune records:
Centrocubus sp.

neptune records:


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

Catalog entries: Centrocubus

Original description: Astrosphaerida with a single, cubical medullary shell, immediately surrounded by the spongy framework of the cortical shell; from the eight corners of the central cube arise eight primary radial spines, and often others from the framework between them.


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 Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian 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


Centrocubus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 2-3-2024

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