radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Pterocorys radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Pterocorys


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pterocorythidae -> Pterocorys
Sister taxa: Albatrossidium, Anthocyrtidium, Calocycletta, Lamprocyclas, Lamprocyrtis, Phormocyrtis, Podocyrtis, Pterocorys, Pterocorythidae inc sed, Tetracorethra, Theocorythium, Theocyrtis
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa
Pterocorys campanula

neptune records: 92
Pterocorys campanula variabilis

Pterocorys clausus

neptune records: 86

Pterocorys hertwigii

neptune records: 119

Pterocorys longicollis

neptune records: 15

Pterocorys macroceras

neptune records:

Pterocorys minythorax

neptune records: 145

Pterocorys sabae

neptune records:

Pterocorys zancleus

neptune records: 100

Pterocorys sp.

neptune records: 67


Citation: Pterocorys Haeckel 1881
taxonomic rank: genus
Basionym: Pterocorys

Catalog entries: Pterocorys

Original description: 3b. Tribus: Theopilida. Tricystida aperta triradiata.
A. Theopilida secundo articulo triradiato (Pterocorida ) (= costis aut appendicibus medii articuli tribus perspicuis).
AI. limbata (ostia testae laevi aut succiso).
Ia. secundo articulo simpliciter clathrato.
a++ costi articuli secundi tribus in spinas productis.

Translated description: 3b. Tribe: Theopilida. Open, triradiate Tricyrtida.
A. Theopilida with the second segment triradiate (Pterocorida) (that is, with three ribs or appendages of the middle segment visible).
AI. Girdled (aperture of the test smooth or truncate).
Ia. With second segment simply latticed.
a++ 'With three ribs of the second segment prolonged as spines. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


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 Neogene Period (2.59-23.03Ma, base in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E. (1882a). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs O


Pterocorys compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-6-2024

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