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

neptune records:
Spongobrachium sp.

neptune records: 2


Citation: Spongobrachium Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Spongobrachium

Catalog entries: Spongobrachium

Original description: 4c. Tribus: Spongobrachida. Spongodiscida brachiata, brachiis spongiosis in plano disci sitis et e margine radiantibus, saepe patagio spongioso (tela reticulata laxiori) involutis.
A. brachiis duobus oppositis.
AII. cum patagio.

Translated description: 4c. Tribe: Spongobrachida. Spongodiscida with arms, with spongy arms situated in the Plane of the disk and radiating from the margin, often surrounded by a spongy patagium (loose reticulate network).
A. With two opposite arms.
AII. With patagium. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Piacenzian Stage (100% up, 2.6Ma, in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Aquitanian Stage (0% up, 23Ma, in Aquitanian 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


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

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