Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Acanthodesmiidae -> Desmospyris
Sister taxa: Acanthodesmia, Amphispyris, Ceratospyris, Desmospyris, Eucoronis, Liriospyris, Lithocircus, Lophospyris, Psychospyris, Semantis, Tricolospyris, Tympanomma
Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Desmospyris mamillata

neptune records:
Desmospyris rhodospyroides

neptune records: 326
Desmospyris spongiosa

neptune records: 160
Desmospyris stabiloides

neptune records: 4
Desmospyris sp.

neptune records: 27


Citation: Desmospyris Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Desmospyris

Catalog entries: Desmospyris

Original description: 5b. Tribus: Gorgospyrida. Polyspyrida obusa (sine spina apicali).
C. pedibus basi membrana clathr. junctis.

Translated description: 5b. Tribe: Gorgospyrida. Obtuse Polyspyrida (without apical spine).
C. With the feet joined at the base by a latticed membrane. (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 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


Desmospyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-10-2020

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