radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Amphisphaeridae radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Amphisphaeridae


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Amphisphaeridae
Sister taxa: Actinommidae (ss), Actinommidae inc sed, Amphisphaeridae, Astrosphaeridae, Centrocubidae, Ethmosphaeridae, Excentroconchidae, Heliosoma, Hexalonchidae, Hexastylidae, Pantanelliidae, Quinquecapsulariidae, Saturnalidae, Spongosphaeridae, Stylosphaeridae
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa

neptune records: 344
Amphisphaera aotea
Amphisphaera cristata
Amphisphaera cronos
Amphisphaera goruna
Amphisphaera kina
Amphisphaera megapora
Amphisphaera spinosa
Amphisphaera spinulosa
Amphisphaera sp.


neptune records:
Ellipsostylus distachyus
Ellipsostylus salebrosus


neptune records: 99
Lithatractus timmsi
Lithatractus sp.


Rank: family (new classif)
Taxonomic discussion: This family is part of the revised classification system being developed by Prof. Suzuki and colleagues

Catalog entries: Amphisphaeridae [no catalog entry yet]


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 Danian Stage (0% up, 66Ma, in Danian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:



Amphisphaeridae compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-3-2023

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