Litharachnium tentorium

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Theoperidae -> Acropyramiidae -> Litharachnium -> Litharachnium tentorium
Sister taxa: L. eupilium, L. tentorium, L. sp.


Citation: Litharachnium tentorium Haeckel 1861
Rank: species
Basionym: Litharachnium tentorium
Taxonomic discussion: Haeckel 1862 p.281 pl.4 figs.7-10

Catalog entries: Litharachnium tentorium

Original description: Gitterschale aus einem äufserst feinen Kieselnetzwerk mit quadratischen und rechteckigen Maschengebildet, von 20 starken radialen, aus der grobmaschigeren Spitze abgehenden Balken durchzogen. Höhe des Kegels etwa halb so lang, als der Durchmesser der Grundfläche (der Kreismündung).
[Lattice shell with an external fine meshwork, composed of square to rectangular meshes, including 20 strong radial beams originating from a coarsely porous pointed end. Height of the shell half as long as the diameter of the basal surface (the circular opening). (In German. translated by J.P.C.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E (1862). Die Radiolarien (Rhizopoda Radiaria). Eine Monographie. Georg Reimer, Berlin. 1-572. gs


Litharachnium tentorium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-5-2021

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