Classification: rads_cenozoic -> hidden -> Mesozoic rads -> Conosphaera
Sister taxa: << < Aulographonium, Botryocylinder, Caneta, Cannartus, Castanidium, Cavaspongia, Cecrops, Cinclopyramis, Cinguloturris, Cittiglioella, Clathomitra, Clathropyrgus, Clistophaera, Collicyrtidium, Coniforma, Conosphaera, Corbisema, Corocalyptra, Corythomelissa, Crolanium, Cromyodruppa, Crucella, Cryptamphorella, Cryptoprora, Cyclampterium, Cyclastrum, Cyrtocalpis, Cyrtocapsa, Cyrtopera, Cyrtophormis, Dactyliosphaera> >>
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Conosphaera sp.

neptune records: 11


Citation: Conosphaera
Rank: genus
Basionym: Conosphaera

Catalog entries: Conosphaera

Original description: 1e. Tribus: Heliosphaerida. Monosphaeria polycantha (aculeis multis -- octo vel pluribus --, plerumque sine ordine dispersis).
C. aculeis basi inflatis, clathratis
Cl. aculeis basi conica.

Translated description: 1e. Tribe: Heliosphaerida. Many-spined Monosphaeria (with many spines, eight or more, generally arranged without order).
C. With the spines inflated at the base, and latticed.
CI. With the bases of the spines conical. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: [Questionably synonymzed with Rhizosphaera Haeckel, emend. Hollande and Enjumet, by Petrushevskaya, 1975c]


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:



Conosphaera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 13-5-2021

Taxon Search:
Advanced Search

Short stable page link: Go to to create a permanent copy of this page - citation notes

Comments (0)

No comments yet on this page. Please do add comments if you spot any problems, or have information to share

Add Comment

* Required information
Captcha Image
Powered by Commentics