radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Hexastylus triaxonius

Hexastylus triaxonius

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Hexastylidae -> Hexastylus -> Hexastylus triaxonius
Sister taxa: H. dimensivus, H. triaxonius, H. sp.


Citation: Hexastylus triaxonius Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Hexastylus triaxonius

Catalog entries: Hexastylus triaxonius

Original description: Shell thin walled, with smooth surface. Pores irregular, polygonal, three to six times as broad as the bars; four to six on the radius. Six spines triangular pyramidal, as long as the diameter of the shell, as broad at the base as one pore.
Remarks on original description: Haeckel listed Hexastylus triaxonius under the subgeneric name Hexastylissus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]




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Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"

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Hexastylus triaxonius compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-11-2022

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