radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Octodendron


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Centrocubidae -> Octodendron
Sister taxa: Centrocubus, Octodendron
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Octodendron cubocentron

neptune records:
Octodendron sp.

neptune records:


Citation: Octodendron Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Basionym: Octodendron

Catalog entries: Octodendron

Original description: Astrosphaerida with a single, cubical medullary shell, and eight primary radial spines arising from its eight corners; these are connected at equa1 distances by a latticed, spherical, cortical shell, from which the spongy framework directly springs; often from the latter secondary radial spines arise.




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 Gelasian Stage (0% up, 2.6Ma, in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Total of range 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


Octodendron compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-5-2022

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