radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Palaeotetrapyle radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Palaeotetrapyle


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pyloniidae -> Palaeotetrapyle
Sister taxa: Dipylissa, Discopyle, Hexapyle, Larcopyle, Larcospira, Octopyle, Palaeotetrapyle, Pentapylonium, Pylolena, Pylospira, Spirema, Tetrapyle, Tholospira, Trilobatum
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Palaeotetrapyle muelleri

neptune records:


Citation: Palaeotetrapyle Dumitrica 1988
Rank: genus

Catalog entries: Palaeotetrapyle

Original description: Palaeotetrapylinae n. subfam. Dumitrica, 1988, p. 184: Pyloniidae with systems of three elliptical latticed girdles in three mutually perpendicular planes. Microsphere heteropolar, without dorsal sagittal beam and with more than eight pores on the middle part and more than four on the apical.]
Skeleton of two to three systems of girdles, each girdle with four wide gates.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within (-Ma, top in "Holocene" stage).
First occurrence (base): within (-Ma, base in "Holocene" stage).

Plot of occurrence data:



Palaeotetrapyle compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 29-5-2023

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