radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Pteropilium radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Pteropilium


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Plagiacanthidae -> Sethoperidae -> Pteropilium
Sister taxa: Acanthobotrys, Archiscenium, Callimitra, Cladoscenium, Clathrocanium, Clathrocorys, Clathromitra, Euscenium, Pteropilium, Spongomelissa, T. clavipes, Tripocalpis, Tripodiscinus, Verticillata
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Pteropilium stratiotes

neptune records:
Pteropilium sp.

neptune records: 264


Citation: Pteropilium Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Pteropilium

Catalog entries: Pteropilium

Original description: 3b. Tribus: Theopilida. Tricystida aperta triradiata.
A. Theopilida secundo articulo triradiato (Pterocorida ) (= costis aut appendicibus medii articuli tribus perspicuis).
AI. limbata (ostia testae laevi aut succiso).
Ia. secundo articulo simpliciter clathrato.
a+++ cotis articuli secundi tribus in alas clathratas productis.
§§ tribus alis in capitulum productis.

Translated description: 3b. Tribe: Theopilida. Open, triradiate Tricyrtida.
A. Theopilida with the second segment triradiate (Pterocorida) (that is, with three ribs or appendages of the middle segment visible).
AI. Girdled (aperture of the test smooth or truncate).
Ia. With second segment simply latticed.
a+++ With three ribs of the second segment prolonged into latticed wings.
§§ With the three wings extending to the cephalis. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: [emended by Petrushevskaya, 1971b]


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. (1882a). 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


Pteropilium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 31-3-2023

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