radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Saturnalis radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Saturnalis


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Saturnalidae -> Saturnalis
Sister taxa: Axoprunum, Saturnalis
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Saturnalis circularis

neptune records: 517
Saturnalis kennetti

neptune records: 2
Saturnalis sp.

neptune records:


Citation: Saturnalis Haeckel 1881
taxonomic rank: genus
Basionym: Saturnalis
Taxonomic discussion:

Catalog entries: Saturnalis

Original description: 1b. Tribus: Xiphostylida. Monosphaeria dissacantha (aculeis duobus oppositis, in uno axi sitis).
B. aculeis apice annulo siliceo conjunctis.
BI. annulo laevi.

Translated description: 1b. Tribe: Xiphostylida. Monosphaeria with two spines (two opposite spines, situated in one axis).
B. With the apices of the spines joined by a siliceous ring.
BI. With the ring smooth. (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 ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Total of ranges 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 O


Saturnalis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-5-2024

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