Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Theoperidae -> Theocotylidae -> Pterocodon
Sister taxa: Calocycloma, Lamptonium, Pterocodon, Theocotyle, Theocotylissa, Thyrsocyrtis
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Pterocodon ampla

neptune records: 59
Pterocodon anteclinata

neptune records: 27
Pterocodon apis

neptune records:
Pterocodon campana

neptune records:
Pterocodon campanella

neptune records: 23
Pterocodon lex

neptune records: 1
Pterocodon poculum

neptune records: 52
Pterocodon tenellus

neptune records: 60
Pterocodon sp.

neptune records: 15


Citation: Pterocodon Ehrenberg 1847
Rank: genus
Basionym: Pterocodon

Catalog entries: Pterocodon

Original description: Testa duabus pluribusve stricturis articulata. Corporis postremo fine non arctato. Appendicibus a secundo articulo, alarum instar, productis.

Translated description: Test segmented by two or more strictures. Body not narrowed at posterior end. Appendages produced from the second segment, in the form of wings. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Chattian Stage (100% up, 23Ma, in Chattian stage). 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:


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


Pterocodon compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-3-2021

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