Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Plagiacanthidae -> Sethoperidae -> Tripodiscinus
Sister taxa: Acanthobotrys, Archiscenium, Callimitra, Cladoscenium, Clathrocanium, Clathrocorys, Clathromitra, Euscenium, Pteropilium, Spongomelissa, T. clavipes, Tripocalpis, Tripodiscinus, Verticillata
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Tripodiscinus tumulosus

neptune records:
Tripodiscinus sp.

neptune records: 1


Citation: Tripodiscinus Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Basionym: Tripodiscinus
Taxonomic discussion: Junior objective synonym of Tripodiscium Haeckel, 1881a Tripodiscium currently not in active database but only in original descriptions catalog, filed in Mesozoic. dbl 18.6.20.

Catalog entries: Tripodiscinus

Original description: Feet simple, not branched nor forked
Remarks on original description: Although described as a sub-genus by Haeckel, Tripodiscinus has been used as a genus in the description of the species listed here.

Junior objective synonym of Tripodiscium Haeckel, 1881a


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Chattian Stage (100% up, 23Ma, in Chattian stage). 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 (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


Tripodiscinus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-3-2021

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