Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Plagiacanthidae -> Lophophaenidae -> Pteroscenium
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)
Pteroscenium arcuatum

neptune records:
Pteroscenium pinnatum

neptune records:
Pteroscenium sp.

neptune records:


Citation: Pteroscenium Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Pteroscenium
Type species: Pteroscenium arcuatum Haeckel 1887

Catalog entries: Pteroscenium

Original description: 1e. Tribus: Archiperida Monocyrtidta clausa triradiata.
B. Archiperida acuta (capitulo spinoso, non laevi)
BII. cavo testae cum axi centrali (spina capitali infra in bacillum axialem prolongato qui in centro ostii cum pedibus tribus conjungit).
IIc. pedibus tribus alatis, per alas tres clathratas cum spina apicali conjunctis.

Translated description: 1e. Tribe: Archiperida. Closed monocyrtids with three radial appendages.
B. Acute Archiperida (cephalis spiny, not smooth).
BII. The interior of the test with a central axis (with the cephalic spine prolonged downward into an axial rod which joins in the central aperture with three feet).
IIc.. With three winged feet, joined by three latticed wings with the apical spine. (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


Pteroscenium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-4-2021

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