Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Theoperidae -> Eucyrtidiidae -> Cyrtocapsella
Sister taxa: Artophormis, Calocyclas, Conicavus, Cymaetron, Cyrtocapsella, Eucyrtidium, Lithopera, Lithostrobus, Stichocorys
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Cyrtocapsella ampullacea

neptune records: 7
Cyrtocapsella cornuta

neptune records: 1184
Cyrtocapsella eldholmi

neptune records: 22
Cyrtocapsella elongata

neptune records: 61
Cyrtocapsella japonica

neptune records: 501
Cyrtocapsella kladaros

neptune records: 13
Cyrtocapsella tetrapera

neptune records: 1395
Cyrtocapsella sp.

neptune records: 142


Citation: Cyrtocapsella Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Basionym: Cyrtocapsella

Catalog entries: Cyrtocapsella

Original description: Shell with three annular strictures (or internal septa) and four distinct joints.
Remarks on original description: [Cyrtocapsella is here treated as a subgenus of Cyrtocapsa

As a subgenus of Lithocampe in Petrushevskaya, 1975c, p.582.]


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 (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


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