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Litheliidae (ss)

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Litheliidae -> Litheliidae (ss)
Sister taxa: Larnacillidae, Litheliidae (ss), Litheliidae inc sed, Prunopylidae
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa

neptune records:
Conocaryomma lentis
Conocaryomma sp.


neptune records: 581
Lithelius foremanae
Lithelius minor
Lithelius nautiloides
Lithelius spiralis
Lithelius sp.


neptune records: 7
Middourium regularis
Middourium sp.


neptune records: 4
Ommatodiscus murrayi
Ommatodiscus sp.


taxonomic rank: family (new classif)
Taxonomic discussion: Litheliidae (sensu stricto) - this category is being used for genera which were placed in the traditional family Litheliidae and which are now placed in the revised family created from it with the same name but restricted scope [JRY 2020]

Catalog entries: Litheliidae (ss) [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 Paleogene Period (23.03-66.04Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:



Litheliidae (ss) compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-5-2024

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