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Spongosphaera


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Spongosphaeridae -> Spongosphaera
Sister taxa: Plegmosphaera, Spongodrymus, Spongosphaera, Styptosphaera
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Spongosphaera helioides

neptune records:
Spongosphaera streptacantha

neptune records:
Spongosphaera sp.

neptune records:

Taxonomy

Citation: Spongosphaera Ehrenberg 1847
taxonomic rank: genus
Basionym: Spongosphaera

Catalog entries: Spongosphaera

Original description: Testae subglobosae, nucleus radiatus. Radii duo spinescentes producti a centro

inde oppositi. Testae ext. cell. in serie multiplici spongiosae.


Translated description: Tests subglobose, nucleus radiate. Two opposite spiny radii produced from the center. External cells of the test spongy, in multiple series. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Description

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 Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Ehrenberg, C. G. (1847). Uber die mikroskopischen kieselschaligen Polycystinen als machtige Gebirgsmasse von Barbados und uber das Verhaltniss der aus mehr als 300 neuen Arten bestehenden ganz eigenthumlichen Formengruppe jener Felsmasse zu den jetzt lebenden Tieren und zur. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1847: 41-60. gs


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Spongosphaera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-5-2024

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