radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Acanthobotrys radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Acanthobotrys


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Plagiacanthidae -> Sethoperidae -> Acanthobotrys
Sister taxa: Acanthobotrys, Archiscenium, Callimitra, Cladoscenium, Clathrocanium, Clathrocorys, Clathromitra, Euscenium, Pteropilium, Spongomelissa, T. clavipes, Tripocalpis, Tripodiscinus, Verticillata
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Acanthobotrys multispina

neptune records:


Citation: Acanthobotrys Popofsky 1913
Rank: genus
Basionym: Acanthobotrys Popofsky 1913
Taxonomic discussion: Moved from incert sed. to Sethoperidae on basis of bilobed cephalis, strong external spines with serrations, but placement uncertain. dbl 11.6.20.

Catalog entries: Acanthobotrys

Original description: Acrobotrusidae mit zwei (?) oder mehrfach geteiltem Kopf und vielen Stacheln. Außer den Urstacheln, von denen wahrscheinlich A, D, Lr, Ll, V vorhanden sind und frei ausstrahlen, sind auf der außeren Schale noch sekundare Stacheln angebracht.

Translated description: Acrobotrusidae with a cephalis divided into two or more parts, and numerous spines. In addition to the main spine from which A, D, Lr, Ll, V are freely outgrowing, there are other secondary spines on the surface of the shell. Translation by J.P.C.]]

Description of the new family Acrobotrusidae]

Botryodee, deren Stacheln oder Tuben als Grundlage den Stephanium (Verticillata-) Typ (Textfig. 2), d. h. ein Stachelgerüst mit Mittelbalken und den Stacheln A, D, Lr, Ll, V, Vert und Ring haben. Von diesen Tuben können einer, mehrere oder alle rückgebildet werden.

Botryoids with spines or tubes organised as the Stephanium (Verticillata-) type, i. e. a construction spicule] with median bar and spines A, D, Lr, Ll, V, Vert, and a ring. From this construction spicule] tubes (one, many, or all) may be growing back.]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within (-Ma, top in "Holocene" stage). Data source:
First occurrence (base): within (-Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:



Acanthobotrys compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-3-2023

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