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

neptune records: 30
Mitrocalpis palliata

neptune records:
Mitrocalpis sp.

neptune records:


Citation: Mitrocalpis Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Mitrocalpis
Type species: Mitrocalpis palliata Haeckel 1887
Taxonomic discussion: Hkl 1882 p. 427. Used rarely and inconsistently for Cenozoic plagiacanthid and prob. non-plag. Mesozoic species in literature

Catalog entries: Mitrocalpis

Original description: 1a. Tribus: Archicorida. Monocyrtida aperta eradiata.
A. Archicorida limbati (= Cyrtocalpida). (Archicorida margine ostii laevi aut succiso).
AI. obtusa (capitulo laevi, non spinoso).
Ic. testa mitraef., subito dilat.

Translated description: 1a. Tribe: Archicorida. Open monocyrtids without radial appendages.
A. Bordered Archicorida (= Cyrtocalpida). (Archicorida
with the apertural margin smooth or truncate).
AI. Obtuse (cephalis smooth, not spiny).
Ic. Test cap-like, suddenly dilated. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


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 Gelasian Stage (0% up, 2.6Ma, in Gelasian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


Mitrocalpis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2021

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