radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Litheliidae (ss)

Litheliidae (ss)

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Litheliidae -> Litheliidae (ss)
Sister taxa: Larnacillidae, Litheliidae (ss), Litheliidae inc sed, Prunopylidae
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa

neptune records:
C. lentis
C. sp.


neptune records: 581
L. foremanae
L. minor
L. nautiloides
L. spiralis
L. sp.


neptune records: 7
M. regularis
M. sp.


neptune records: 4
O. murrayi
O. sp.


Rank: family (new classif)

Taxonomic discussion:
Litheliidae (sensu stricto) - this category is being used for genera which were placed in the traditional family Litheliidae and which are now placed in the revised family created from it with the same name but restricted scope [JRY 2020]

Catalog entries: Litheliidae (ss) [no catalog entry yet]


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:



Litheliidae (ss) compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-10-2021

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