Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Trissocyclidae inc sed -> Phormospyris
Sister taxa: Acrocubus, Cantharospyris, Cephalospyris, Dendrospyris, Dictyospyris, Lithotympanum, Nephrospyris, Paradictyum, Phormospyris, Tympanidium, Zygospyris
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Phormospyris thespios

neptune records: 10
Phormospyris tricornis

neptune records: 1
Phormospyris tricostata

neptune records:
Phormospyris sp.

neptune records:


Citation: Phormospyris Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Phormospyris

Catalog entries: Phormospyris

Original description: 4b. Tribus: Phormospyrida.
Pentaspyrida obtusa, sine spina apicali (pedibus simplicibus).

Translated description: 4b. Tribe: Phormospyrida.
Obtuse Pentaspyrida, without apical spine (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 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


Phormospyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 16-5-2021

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