radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Larcospira radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Larcospira


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

neptune records: 3
Larcospira moschkovskii

neptune records: 5
Larcospira quadrangula

neptune records: 36
Larcospira sp.

neptune records: 15


Citation: Larcospira Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Basionym: Larcospira

Catalog entries: Larcospira

Original description: Lithelida with double, trizonal, or Larnacilla-shaped medullary shell; cortical shell subspherical or lentelliptical, constructed of a simple or double spiral of the transverse girdle (or primary cortical girdle); the spiral lamella revolving around the principal axis.


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 Neogene Period (2.59-23.03Ma, base in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E (1887). 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


Larcospira compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-6-2024

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