radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Oroscena radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Oroscena


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Orosphaeridae -> Oroscena
Sister taxa: Orodapis, Oroscena
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Oroscena carolae

neptune records:
Oroscena sp.

neptune records:


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

Catalog entries: Oroscena

Original description: Orosphaerida with a simple, polyhedral or subspherical lattice-shell, a,d with numerous pyramidal elevations on its surface, the top of which bears a radial spine.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Paleogene Period (100% up, 23Ma, in Aquitanian 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:


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


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

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