Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Triospyridae -> Corythospyris
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
Corythospyris fiscella

neptune records: 211

Corythospyris hispida

neptune records: 75

Corythospyris jubata

neptune records: 95

Corythospyris palmipodiscus

neptune records: 30

Corythospyris reuschi

neptune records: 56

Corythospyris stapedius

neptune records:

Corythospyris sp.

neptune records: 21


Citation: Corythospyris Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Corythospyris

Catalog entries: Corythospyris

Original description: 5a. Tribus: Petalospyrida. Polyspyrida acuta (cum spina apicali).
C. spinis apicalibus. duabus parietalibus (media occipitali perdita) pedibus simplicibus.

Translated description: 5a. Tribe: Petalospyrida. Acute Polyspyrida (with apical spine).
C.. With two parietal apical spines (the median occipital being lost), and feet simple. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: Although described as a sub-genus by Haeckel, Corythospyris has been used as a genus in the description of the species listed here.


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


Corythospyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-5-2021

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