Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Spongodiscidae -> Spongodiscidae inc sed -> Ommatogramma
Sister taxa: Amphirhopalum, Coccolarcus, Euchitonia, Ommatogramma, Plectodiscus, Porodiscus, Spongasteriscus, Spongobrachium, Stylospongia, Tholodiscus, Trigonastrum
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Ommatogramma dumitricai

neptune records: 2
Ommatogramma sp.

neptune records: 1


Citation: Ommatogramma Ehrenberg 1861
Rank: genus
Basionym: Ommatogramma

Catalog entries: Ommatogramma

Original description: Polycystinum compositum ex Calodictyis. Testula silicea cellulosa, laevis aut aspera, linearis, nucleo nullo, cellulis in disco medio concentricis, radiis duobus recta oppositis, articulalis aut spongiaceis.

Translated description: Composite polycystin of the Calodictya. Siliceous, porous test, smooth or rough, straight, with no nucleus, and with concentric pores in a median disc, with 2 opposite straight radii which are segmented or spongy. (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:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1861c). Uber den Tiefgrund des stillen Oceans zwischen Californien und den Sandwich-Inseln aus bis 15600' Tiefe nach Lieut. Brooke. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1860: 819-834. gs


Ommatogramma compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-5-2021

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