|Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)|
neptune records: 14
neptune records: 12
neptune records: 16
neptune records: 9
Catalog entries: Spongomelissa
Original description: Sethopilida (vel Dicyrtida triradiata aperta) with three free lateral wings, or solid spines arising from the sides of the thorax. No terminal feet. Cephalis with one or more horns.
The genus Spongomelissa differs from its ancestral genus Lithomelissa only in the development of spongy framework in the shell-wall - a very rare production in the Cyrtoidea (compare Peripyramis, p. 1162, and Spongocyrtis, p. 1188).
Last occurrence (top): at top of Piacenzian Stage (100% up, 2.6Ma, in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Danian Stage (0% up, 66Ma, in Danian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
Plot of occurrence data:
Spongomelissa compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-3-2023
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