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

neptune records: 2
Tricolospyris newtoniana

neptune records: 4
Tricolospyris sp.

neptune records: 7


Citation: Tricolospyris Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Tricolospyris

Catalog entries: Tricolospyris

Original description: 6a. Tribus- Circospyrida. Perispyrida triarticulata, articulo superiori cupolam formante, articulo medio annulum involente, articulo inferiori canistrum basale formante.
A. clathris testae continuis.
AI. clathris simplicibus (sine pallio externo).

Translated description: 6a. Tribe: Circospyrida. Three-segmented Perispyrida, the upper segment forming a cupola, the median segment enveloping the ring, and the lower segment forming a basal basket.
A. With lattices of the test continuous.
AI. With lattices simple (without external mantle). (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: [Placed in synonymy with THOLOSPYRIS Haeckel, by Goll, 1969a, p.322]


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 Aquitanian Stage (0% up, 23Ma, in Aquitanian 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


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

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