Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Theoperidae -> Theopilidae -> Cycladophora
Sister taxa: Clathrocycloma, Cycladophora, Eucecryphalus
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa
Cycladophora antiqua

neptune records: 57

Cycladophora bicornis

neptune records: 469

Cycladophora cabrilloensis

neptune records: 229

Cycladophora campanula

neptune records: 1

Cycladophora conica

neptune records: 166

Cycladophora cosma

neptune records: 596

Cycladophora davisiana

neptune records: 1247

Cycladophora golli

neptune records: 53

Cycladophora humerus

neptune records: 195

Cycladophora pliocenica

neptune records: 788

Cycladophora robusta

neptune records:

Cycladophora sakaii

neptune records:

Cycladophora spongothorax

neptune records: 200

Cycladophora tetracantha

neptune records: 9

Cycladophora sp.

neptune records: 41


Citation: Cycladophora Ehrenberg 1847
Rank: genus
Basionym: Cycladophora

Catalog entries: Cycladophora

Original description: Apertura teslae duplex opposita. Testa articulata, stricturis duabus aut pluribus - corporis postica parte non coarctata, ampla

Translated description: Aperture of the test double, opposite. Test segmented, with two or more strictures. Posterior part of the body broad, not narrowing. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: [Four new species were recognized at the time of the generic definition.]


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 Danian Stage (0% up, 66Ma, in Danian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1847). Uber die mikroskopischen kieselschaligen Polycystinen als machtige Gebirgsmasse von Barbados und uber das Verhaltniss der aus mehr als 300 neuen Arten bestehenden ganz eigenthumlichen Formengruppe jener Felsmasse zu den jetzt lebenden Tieren und zur. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1847: 41-60. gs


Cycladophora compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-5-2021

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