Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Plagiacanthidae -> Lophophaenidae -> Archipilium
Sister taxa: Amphiplecta, Antarctissa, Arachnocalpis, Arachnocorallium, Arachnocorys, Archiperidium, Archipilium, Ceratocyrtis, Cryptogyrus, Dictyocephalus, Dictyocryphalus, Entepipedus, Gondwanaria, Lipmanella, Lithocampana, Lithomelissa, Lophophaena, Marimoum, Mitrocalpis, Periarachnium, Peromelissa, Phormacantha, P. inc sed castanoides, Plectacantha, Pseudocubus, Pseudodictyophimus, Pteroscenium, Steganocubus, Tripodocyrtis, Trisulcus
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Archipilium macropus

neptune records: 2
Archipilium quasimacropum

neptune records:
Archipilium sp.

neptune records: 12


Citation: Archipilium Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Archipilium

Catalog entries: Archipilium

Original description: 1b. Tribus: Archipilida Monocyrtida aperta triradiaita.
A. Archipilida limbata (= Trissopilida). (Archipilida margine ostii laevi aut succiso).
AI. Obtusa (capitulo laevi, non spinoso).
Ia. tribus spinis later. simplicibus.

Translated description: 1b. Tribe: Archipilida. Open, triradiate monocyrtids.
A. Bordered Archipilida (= Trissopilida). (Archipilida with the apertural margins smooth or truncate).
AI. Obtuse (cephalis'smooth, not spiny).
Ia. Three lateral spines, simple. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Piacenzian Stage (100% up, 2.6Ma, in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Aquitanian Stage (0% up, 23Ma, in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E. (1882). 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


Archipilium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2021

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