Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Theoperidae -> Theoperidae inc sed -> Theocorys
Sister taxa: Anthocorys, Anthocyrtella, Aphetocyrtis, Cassideus, Conarachnium, Cyrtolagena, D. middouri, Dictyopodium, Diplocyclas, Eurystomoskevos, Lithapium, Lithomitrissa, Lophoconus, Lophocorys, Phrenocodon, Sethochytris, Sethoconus, Stichocampe, Theocorys, Udan
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa
Theocorys acroria

neptune records: 42

Theocorys anaclasta

neptune records: 9

Theocorys anapographa

neptune records: 31

Theocorys bianulus

neptune records: 192

Theocorys cretica

neptune records: 6

Theocorys phyzella

neptune records: 61

Theocorys plesioanaclasta

neptune records: 3

Theocorys puriri

neptune records: 180

Theocorys redondoensis

neptune records: 413

Theocorys saginata

neptune records:

Theocorys spongoconus

neptune records: 349

Theocorys veneris

neptune records:

Theocorys sp.

neptune records: 161


Citation: Theocorys Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Theocorys

Catalog entries: Theocorys

Original description: 3a. Tribus: Theocorida.
A. Theocorida limbata (Lophocorida). margine ostii laevi aut succiso.
AII acuta (capit. spin., non laevi).
IIb. sine bacillo axiali interno.
b++ tertio articulo non coatato (sine costis longitudinalibus).
§ tertio articulo oviformi, nec tubiformi nec disciformi.
§a. spina cap. unica.

Translated description: 3a. Tribe: Theocorida. Open, eradiate Triocyrtida.
A. Girdled Theocorida (Lophocorida). Margin of the aperture smooth or truncate.
AII. Acute (cephalis spiny, not smooth).
IIb. Without internal axial rod.
b++ WitIL third segment not ribbed (without longitudinal ribs)
§ With third segment ovate, neither tubular nor discoidal.
§a. With single cephalic 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 Danian Stage (0% up, 66Ma, in Danian 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


Theocorys compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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