Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Theoperidae -> Acropyramiidae -> Tricolocapsa
Sister taxa: Artostrobus, Bathropyramis, Cornutella, Litharachnium, Peripyramis, Plectopyramis, Tricolocapsa
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Tricolocapsa bergontiana

neptune records: 7
Tricolocapsa conexa

neptune records: 14
Tricolocapsa yaoi

neptune records: 4
Tricolocapsa sp.

neptune records: 30


Citation: Tricolocapsa Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Tricolocapsa
Taxonomic discussion: Has been assigned to Carpocaniidae, here assigned to Artostrobiidae following new classification being developed by Suzuki & co-workers

Catalog entries: Tricolocapsa

Original description: 3d. Tribus: Theocapsida. Tricyrtida clausa eradiata.
A.Theocapsida obtusa (sine spina apicali).
AII. cap. tub. (por. uno in tub. lat. prod.).

Translated description: 3d. Tribe: Theocapsida. Closed, eradiate Tricyrtida.
A. Obtuse Theocapsida without apical spine).
All. With the cephalis having a tube (one pore prolonged into a lateral tube). (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Chattian Stage (100% up, 23Ma, in Chattian stage). 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


Tricolocapsa compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-4-2021

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