radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Sponguridae radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Sponguridae


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Spongodiscidae -> Sponguridae
Sister taxa: Euchitoniidae, Spongodiscidae (ss), Spongodiscidae inc sed, Sponguridae, Stylodictyidae
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa

neptune records: 438
Spongatractus balbis
Spongatractus pachystylus
Spongatractus sp.


neptune records: 320
Spongurus bilobatus
Spongurus cauleti
Spongurus cylindricus
Spongurus pylomaticus
Spongurus quadratus
Spongurus spatulaeformis
Spongurus sp.


Rank: family (new classif)
Taxonomic discussion: This family is part of the revised classification system being developed by Prof. Suzuki and colleagues

Catalog entries: Sponguridae [no catalog entry yet]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. 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:



Sponguridae compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-6-2023

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