radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Spirema <title>radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Spirema


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

neptune records:
Spirema melonia

neptune records:
Spirema sp.

neptune records: 40


Citation: Spirema Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Basionym: Spirema

Catalog entries: Spirema

Original description: Lithelida with simple, spherical or subspherical, medullary shell, and lentelliptical or subspherical, spirally constructed cortical shell; surface smooth or thorny, without radial spines.




Biogeography and Palaeobiology

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Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Aquitanian Stage (0% up, 23Ma, in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E (1887a). 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


Spirema compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-2-2023

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