radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Lithatractus


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Amphisphaeridae -> Lithatractus
Sister taxa: Amphisphaera, Lithatractus
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Lithatractus timmsi

neptune records: 87
Lithatractus sp.

neptune records: 12


Citation: Lithatractus Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Basionym: Lithatractus

Catalog entries: Lithatractus

Original description: Druppulida with simple ellipsoidal cortical shell and simple medullary shell, with two large opposite polar spines in the main axis of equal size and similar form.




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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs


Lithatractus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-7-2022

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