radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Tetraplecta radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Tetraplecta


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Plagiacanthidae -> Plagiacanthidae (ss) -> Tetraplecta
Sister taxa: Plagiacantha, Plectagonidium, Protoscenium, Rhabdolithis, Tetraplecta
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Tetraplecta pinigera

neptune records:
Tetraplecta plectaniscus

neptune records:
Tetraplecta sp.

neptune records:


Citation: Tetraplecta Haeckel 1881
taxonomic rank: genus
Basionym: Tetraplecta
Taxonomic discussion:

Catalog entries: Tetraplecta

Original description: 2b. Tribus: Tetraplectida. Skeleto viminali, aculeis quatuor ramosis composito, quorum rami coaliti vimentum laxum formant:
A. vimento regulari, latert pyramidis triangularis occupante cujus tres costas tres aculei formant, quarto.aculeo in apice culminante.
AI. vimento monocyrt. simil., cap. ap.

Translated description: 2b. Tribe: Tetraplectida. Skeleton of wickerwork, composed of four branched spines, the branches of which coalesce to form a loose wickerwork.
A.Wickerwork regular, occupying the sides of a triangular pyramid, the three ribs of which are formed by the three spines, with the fourth spine forming the apex.
AI. Wickerwork resembling a monocyrtid, cephalis open. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


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 Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E. (1882a). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs O


Tetraplecta compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-5-2024

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