Classification: rads_cenozoic -> hidden -> Mesozoic rads -> Corythomelissa
Sister taxa: << < 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, Deviatus, Diacanthocapsa, Dibolachras> >>
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Corythomelissa sp.

neptune records: 2


Citation: Corythomelissa
Rank: genus
Basionym: Corythomelissa

Catalog entries: Corythomelissa

Original description: Lithomelissae having the cephalis with three, four or more apical horns including a primary or occipital horn, a secondary or frontal horn, and one or more accessory or parietal horns.
Remarks on original description: A new name proposed for Sethomelissa Haeckel, 1887a, p.1207, a junior homonym of Sethomelissa Haeckel, 1881a, p.431.

[In 1887 Haeckel used the name Sethomelissa twice for very different Radiolarida. First it was considered a subgenus of Lithomelissa (p.1207) and later (p.1237) an independent genus. In Haeckel's earlier paper (1881, p.431) the genus was clealy defined as, ""Dicyrtida aperta triradiata


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

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Corythomelissa compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-6-2021

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