radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Entepipedus


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Plagiacanthidae -> Lophophaenidae -> Entepipedus
Sister taxa: Amphiplecta, Antarctissa, Arachnocalpis, Arachnocorallium, Arachnocorys, Archiperidium, Archipilium, Botryopera, Ceratocyrtis, Cryptogyrus, Dictyocephalus, Dictyocryphalus, Entepipedus, Gondwanaria, Lipmanella, Lithocampana, Lithomelissa, Lophophaena, Marimoum, Mitrocalpis, Pelagomanes, Periarachnium, Peromelissa, Phormacantha, P. inc sed castanoides, Plectacantha, Pseudocubus, Pseudodictyophimus> >>
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Entepipedus zophyi

neptune records:


Citation: Entepipedus Sugiyama 1994
Rank: genus
Type species: Entepipedus zophyi

Catalog entries: Entepipedus



Test composed of lobate cephalis and thorax. Internal spicule composed of MB, A, D, two l, V, V’ (Sugiyama, 1993) and Ax. Two L are completely absent. There are two arches aj that horizontally or obliquely connect A and V, corresponding to PR of Sugiyama (1993). V’ extends from the junction of those arches and V.


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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within (-Ma, top in "Holocene" stage). Data source:
First occurrence (base): within (-Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source:

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Primary source for this page: Sugiyama 1994


Sugiyama, K. (1994). Lower Miocene new nassellarians (Radiolaria) from the Toyohama Formation, Morozaki Group, central Japan. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum. 21: 1-11. gs


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