radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Phorticium


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Litheliidae -> Larnacillidae -> Phorticium
Sister taxa: Circodiscus, Histiastrum, Phorticium
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Phorticium clevei

neptune records: 122
Phorticium pylonium

neptune records: 99
Phorticium sp.

neptune records: 2


Citation: Phorticium Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Phorticium
Taxonomic discussion: Has been assigned to Pyloniidae, here assigned to Larnacillidae following new classification being developed by Suzuki & co-workers

Catalog entries: Phorticium

Original description: 1. Subfamilia: Phorticida. Lithelida subglobosa: testa clathrata irregulari, nec spirali, nec glomerata.
A. testa leavi.
1. Subfamily: Phorticida. Subglobose Lithelida; latticed test irregular, neither spiral nor globose.
A. With smooth test. (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 Piacenzian 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


Phorticium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-7-2022

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