Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Triospyridae -> Tholospyris
Sister taxa: Androspyris, Clathrospyris, Corythospyris, Dorcadospyris, Giraffospyris, Gorgospyris, Lamprospyris, Petalospyris, Platybursa, Rhodospyris, Tholospyris, Triceraspyris
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa
Tholospyris anthophora

neptune records: 259

Tholospyris baconiana

neptune records: 6

Tholospyris capoi

neptune records:

Tholospyris cortinisca

neptune records: 21

Tholospyris devexa

neptune records:

Tholospyris fornicata

neptune records:

Tholospyris gephyristes

neptune records:

Tholospyris infericosta

neptune records:

Tholospyris kantiana

neptune records: 9

Tholospyris macropora

neptune records:

Tholospyris mammillaris

neptune records: 50

Tholospyris procera

neptune records: 6

Tholospyris rhombus

neptune records: 9

Tholospyris scaphipes

neptune records: 28

Tholospyris tripodiscus

neptune records:

Tholospyris sp.

neptune records: 22


Citation: Tholospyris Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Tholospyris

Catalog entries: Tholospyris

Original description: 1a. Tribus: Acrospyrida. Triospyrida acuta, cum spina apicali (vel occipitali).
B. spina apicali ramosa, ramis confluentibus cupulam clathratam formantibus.
BI. pedibus tribus simplicibus.

Translated description: la. Tribe: Acrospyrida. Acute Triospyrida, with apical (or occipital) spine.
B. With apical spine branched, the branches confluent to form a latticed cupola.
BI. With three feet simple. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant 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


Tholospyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-4-2021

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