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Litheliidae inc sed

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

neptune records: 105
Amphymenium amphistylium
Amphymenium challengerae
Amphymenium splendiarmatum
Amphymenium sp.


neptune records: 84
Lithocarpium fragilis
Lithocarpium sp.


taxonomic rank: family (new classif)
Taxonomic discussion: Litheliidae incertae sedis - this category is being used for genera which were placed in the traditional family Litheliidae, but for which the placement in one of the revised families created from it is not clear [JRY 2020]

Catalog entries: Litheliidae inc sed [no catalog entry yet]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Neogene Period (100% up, 2.6Ma, in Piacenzian stage). 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 inc sed compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-7-2024

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