Fossil group: Acritarcha
Genus Tunisphaeridium Deunff et Evitt, 1968

Taxon ID: 10971 | 2013-10-29 / 2013-10-29
Belongs to: Acritarcha
Sister taxa: Acanthodiacrodium | Acrosphaeridium | Actipillion | Akomachra | Ammonidium | Arbusculidium | Archaeodiscina | Arcosphaeridium | Aremoricanium | Arkonia | Asteridium | Athabascaella | Axisphaeridium | Bacisphaeridium | Baltisphaeridium | Buedingiisphaeridium | Caldariola | Calyxiella | Celtiberium | Ceratophyton | Cheleutochroa | Chlamydosphaeridia | Comasphaeridium | Coronitesta | Coryphidium | Costatilobus | Cristallinium | Cycloposphaeridium | Cymatiogalea | Cymatiosphaera | Dactylofusa | Dasydiacrodium | Dicommopalla | Dictyosphaeridium | Dictyotidium | Diexallophasis | Dilatisphaera | Domasia | Elektroriskos | Elenia | Eliasum | Estiastra | Excultibrachium | Fimbriaglomerella | Florisphaeridium | Globosphaeridium | Goniosphaeridium | Gorgonisphaeridium | Gyalorhethium | Hapsidopalla | Helosphaeridium | Impluviculus | Izhoria | Joehvisphaera | Kundasphaera | Labyrinthosphaeridium | Lacunosphaeridium | Ladogella | Leiofusa | Leiosphaeridia | Leiovalia | Liepaina | Liliosphaeridium | Lophosphaeridium | Lunulidia | Micrhystridium | Multiplicisphaeridium | Nanocyclopia | Nodosus | Oppilatala | Ordovicidium | Orthosphaeridium | Ovulum | Palaeocladophora | Palaeomonostroma | Peteinosphaeridium | Pheoclosterium | Pirea | Poikilofusa | Polyancistrodorus | Polyedryxium | Polygonium | Priscogaleata | Priscotheca | Pterospermella | Pterospermopsis | Pulvinosphaeridium | Raplasphaera | Revinotesta | Rhopaliophora | Saharidia | Salopidium | Skiagia | Solisphaeridium | Stellechinatum | Stelliferidium | Taeniosphaeridium | Tasmanites | Timofeevia | Tranvikium | Trichosphaeridium | Tylotopalla | Veryhachium | Villosacapsula | Visbysphaera | Volkovia | Vulcanisphaera | Winwaloeusia
Contains: Tunisphaeridium brevispinosum | Tunisphaeridium spinosissimum | Tunisphaeridium tentaculiferum
Baltoscandian species (in database): 3

Selection of related publications

  • Uutela & Tynni, 1991. Ordovician acritarchs from the Rapla borehole, Estonia
  • Smelror, 1991. Palynomorphs from the Cyrtograptus centrifugus graptolite zone (Early Wenlock, Silurian), Bornholm

Taxon occurrences on map


Identifications of taxon in collection specimens

Taxon images

Tunisphaeridium brevispinosum Uutela et Tynni, 1991, GIT 344-299
GIT 344-299 Tunisphaeridium brevispinosum Uutela et Tynni, 1991
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Tunisphaeridium spinosissium Uutela et Tynni, 1991, GIT 344-300
GIT 344-300 Tunisphaeridium spinosissium Uutela et Tynni, 1991
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Tunisphaeridium sp., GIT 344-301
GIT 344-301 Tunisphaeridium sp.
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