radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Hexastylidae radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Hexastylidae


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Hexastylidae
Sister taxa: Actinommidae (ss), Actinommidae inc sed, Amphisphaeridae, Astrosphaeridae, Centrocubidae, Ethmosphaeridae, Excentroconchidae, Heliosoma, Hexalonchidae, Hexastylidae, Pantanelliidae, Quinquecapsulariidae, Saturnalidae, Spongosphaeridae, Stylosphaeridae
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa

neptune records:
Hexastylus dimensivus
Hexastylus favulosus
Hexastylus formosus
Hexastylus thaletis
Hexastylus triaxonius
Hexastylus sp.


Citation: Hexastylidae Haeckel 1881
taxonomic rank: family (new classif)
Taxonomic discussion: This family is part of the revised classification system being developed by Prof. Suzuki and colleagues

Catalog entries: Hexastylidae [no catalog entry yet]


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 Serravallian Stage (11.62-13.82Ma, base in Serravallian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:



Hexastylidae compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-5-2024

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Comments (3)

Peter A. Cejchan(Congo, Democratic Republic)

†family Hexastylidae Haeckel 1881 (radiolarian)

Jeremy Young(UK)

Thanks - obviously this is all at an early stage but corrections are very welcome. I have now changed the page.

Jeremy Young

Peter A. Cejchan(Congo, Democratic Republic)

†family Hexastylidae Haeckel 1881 (radiolarian)