Classification: rads_cenozoic -> hidden -> Mesozoic rads -> Archicapsa
Sister taxa: Acaeniotyle, Acanthocircus, Actinommura, Afens, Albatrossium, Alievium, Amphibrachium, Amphipyndax, Amphiternis, Andromeda, Anthocyrtoma, Arbatrossidium, Archaeodictyomitra, Archaeohagiastrum, Archaeospongoprunum, Archicapsa, Archicorys, Artocapsa, Artocyrtis, Astractinium, Astrocyclia, Astromma, Atlanticella, Aulacantha, Aulographonium, Botryocylinder, Caneta, Cannartus, Castanidium, Cavaspongia, Cecrops> >>
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Archicapsa similis

neptune records: 16
Archicapsa sp.

neptune records: 3


Citation: Archicapsa
Rank: genus
Basionym: Archicapsa

Catalog entries: Archicapsa

Original description: 1d. Tribus: Archicapsida Monocyrtida clausa eradiata (Testa oviformi vel subsphaerica).
A. Archichicapsida obtusa (capitulo laevi, non spinoso) testa laevissima
(1d. Tribe: Archicapsida. Closed monocyrtids without radial appendages (test ovate or subspherical).
A. Obtuse Archicapsida (cephalis smooth, not spiny); test very smooth. (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 range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at top of No known fossil record modern (100% up, 0Ma, in "Holocene" stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:



Archicapsa compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 12-4-2021

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