Fossil group: Acritarcha
Genus Lophosphaeridium Timofeev, 1959

Taxon ID: 1524 | 2011-03-15 / 2013-10-12
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 | 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 | Tunisphaeridium | Tylotopalla | Veryhachium | Villosacapsula | Visbysphaera | Volkovia | Vulcanisphaera | Winwaloeusia
Contains: Lophosphaeridium aculeatum | Lophosphaeridium aequicuspidatum | Lophosphaeridium bottnicum | Lophosphaeridium citrinipeltatum | Lophosphaeridium disparipelliculum | Lophosphaeridium granulosum | Lophosphaeridium latviense | Lophosphaeridium papillatum | Lophosphaeridium pilosum | Lophosphaeridium regulare | Lophosphaeridium tynnii | Lophosphaeridium variabile | Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi
Stratigraphic range: Cambrian Silurian | ~ 542,0–416,0 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 13

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

  • Lophosphaeridium aculeatum Uutela et Tynni, 1991: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium aequicuspidatum Playford et Martin, 1984: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium aff. L. granulosum (Staplin), Downie, 1963: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium bottnicum Hagenfeldt, 1989: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium citrinipeltatum Cramer et Diez, 1972: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium deminutum Playford, 1981: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium disparipelliculum Playford et Martin, 1984: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium latviense (Volkova, 1974) Moczydlowska 1998: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium papillatum (Staplin), Downie, 1963: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium pilosum Downie, 1963: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium regulare Uutela et Tynni, 1991: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium sp.: 3 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium tynnii Hagenfeldt, 1989: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium variabile Volkova, 1974: 1 specimens
  • Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi (Naumova 1950) N.Umnova 1975: 2 specimens

Taxon images

Lophosphaeridium aculeatum Uutela et Tynni, 1991, GIT 344-155
GIT 344-155 Lophosphaeridium aculeatum Uutela et Tynni, 1991
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Lophosphaeridium regulare Uutela et Tynni, 1991, GIT 344-156
GIT 344-156 Lophosphaeridium regulare Uutela et Tynni, 1991
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Lophosphaeridium sp., GIT 344-157
GIT 344-157 Lophosphaeridium sp.
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Lophosphaeridium citrinipeltatum Cramer et Diez, 1972, GIT 344-164
GIT 344-164 Lophosphaeridium citrinipeltatum Cramer et Diez, 1972
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Lophosphaeridium pilosum Downie, 1963, GIT 344-169
GIT 344-169 Lophosphaeridium pilosum Downie, 1963
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Lophosphaeridium disparipelliculum Playford et Martin, 1984, GIT 344-166
GIT 344-166 Lophosphaeridium disparipelliculum Playford et Martin, 1984
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Lophosphaeridium aff. L. granulosum (Staplin), Downie, 1963, GIT 344-167
GIT 344-167 Lophosphaeridium aff. L. granulosum (Staplin), Downie, 1963
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Lophosphaeridium papillatum (Staplin), Downie, 1963, GIT 344-168
GIT 344-168 Lophosphaeridium papillatum (Staplin), Downie, 1963
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Lophosphaeridium deminutum Playford, 1981, GIT 344-165
GIT 344-165 Lophosphaeridium deminutum Playford, 1981
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Lophosphaeridium aequicuspidatum Playford et Martin, 1984, GIT 344-163
GIT 344-163 Lophosphaeridium aequicuspidatum Playford et Martin, 1984
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Lophosphaeridium sp., TUG 1520-1
TUG 1520-1 Lophosphaeridium sp.
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Lophosphaeridium latviense (Volkova, 1974) Moczydlowska 1998, TUG 1521-44
TUG 1521-44 Lophosphaeridium latviense (Volkova, 1974) Moczydlowska 1998
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Lophosphaeridium variabile Volkova, 1974, TUG 1521-54
TUG 1521-54 Lophosphaeridium variabile Volkova, 1974
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Lophosphaeridium bottnicum Hagenfeldt, 1989, TUG 1521-69
TUG 1521-69 Lophosphaeridium bottnicum Hagenfeldt, 1989
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Lophosphaeridium tynnii Hagenfeldt, 1989, TUG 1521-70
TUG 1521-70 Lophosphaeridium tynnii Hagenfeldt, 1989
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Lophosphaeridium sp., TUG 1520-11
TUG 1520-11 Lophosphaeridium sp.
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Lophosphaeridium sp., TUG 1520-1
TUG 1520-1 Lophosphaeridium sp.
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Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi (Naumova 1950) N.Umnova 1975, TUG 1544-3
TUG 1544-3 Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi (Naumova 1950) N.Umnova 1975
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Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi (Naumova 1950) N.Umnova 1975, TUG 1544-6
TUG 1544-6 Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi (Naumova 1950) N.Umnova 1975
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Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi (Naumova 1950) N.Umnova 1975, TUG 1544-6
TUG 1544-6 Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi (Naumova 1950) N.Umnova 1975
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Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi (Naumova 1950) N.Umnova 1975, TUG 1544-3
TUG 1544-3 Lophosphaeridium zaleskyi (Naumova 1950) N.Umnova 1975
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