radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Botryocampe radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Botryocampe


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Cannobotryidae -> Botryocyrtidae -> Botryocampe
Sister taxa: Acrobotrissa, Amphimelissa, Botryocampe, Botryocella, Botryocyrtis, Botryometra, Centrobotrys, Lithobotrys, Neobotrys
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Botryocampe inflata

neptune records: 5
Botryocampe sp.

neptune records:


Citation: Botryocampe Ehrenberg 1861
Rank: genus
Basionym: Botryocampe

Catalog entries: Botryocampe

Original description: Polycystinum solitarium e Lithochytrinis. Loricae siliceae cylindricae articulatae cellulosae alter finis (inferior) simpliciter clausus, alter sublobatus; Cellae lobulares in uvae brevis irregularis spiraeve formam dispositae. Articuli ultra duo.

Lithobotrys genus duobus articulis definitur.

Translated description: Solitary polycystin, of the Lithochytrinae. Siliceous, cylindrical, segmented, porous shell, one end (the lower end) simply closed, the other sublobate. Lobate chambers arranged in the form of a short, irregular cluster of grapes, or spirally. 2 additional segments.

The genus Lithobotrys is defined by having 2 segments. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: [Synonymized with Botryopyle Haeckel, by Popofsky, 1913, p. 318]


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 Gelasian Stage (0% up, 2.6Ma, in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1861b). Uber den Tiefgrund des stillen Oceans zwischen Californien und den Sandwich-Inseln aus bis 15600' Tiefe nach Lieut. Brooke. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1860: 819-834. gs


Botryocampe compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-9-2023

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