Tricolospyris leibnitziana

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Acanthodesmiidae -> Tricolospyris -> Tricolospyris leibnitziana
Sister taxa: T. leibnitziana, T. newtoniana, T. sp.


Citation: Tricolospyris leibnitziana Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Tricolospyris leibnitziana
Taxonomic discussion: Haeckel 1887

Catalog entries: Tricolospyris leibnitziana

Original description: Shell spiny, twice as long as broad, with two deep transverse strictures. Pores of the cephalis large, roundish, polygonally framed, of very different size ; two middle transverse rows of smaller pores enclosed between a superior and an inferior row of very large pores. Cupola and thorax hemispherical, about equal with much smaller and very numerous roundish pores.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Neogene Period (2.59-23.03Ma, top in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "N age group"
First occurrence (base): within Neogene Period (2.59-23.03Ma, base in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "N age group"

Plot of occurrence data:


Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Tricolospyris leibnitziana compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-10-2020

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