radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Sphaerostylus radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Sphaerostylus


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Stylosphaeridae -> Sphaerostylus
Sister taxa: Amphistylus, Druppatractus, Entapium, Sphaerostylus, Stylacontarium, Stylatractus, Stylosphaera
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Sphaerostylus cristatus

neptune records:
Sphaerostylus nicholasi

neptune records:
Sphaerostylus rosetta

neptune records:
Sphaerostylus sp.

neptune records: 44


Citation: Sphaerostylus
Rank: genus
Basionym: Sphaerostylus

Catalog entries: Sphaerostylus

Original description: 2b. Tribus: Sphaerostylida. Dyosphaeria dissacantha (aculeis duobus oppositis, in uno axi sitis).
A. aculeis liberis, non annulo conjunctis.
AII. ambobus aculeis in aequalibus.

Translated description: 2b. Tribe: Sphaerostylida. Dyosphaeria with two spines (with two opposite spines situated in one axis).
A. With the spines free, not joined by a ring.
AII. With the two spines unequal. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Messinian Stage (100% up, 5.3Ma, in Zanclean stage). Data source: Total of ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Rupelian Stage (28.09-33.89Ma, base in Rupelian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:



Sphaerostylus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 29-11-2023

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