Nephrospyris renilla

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Nephrospyris -> Nephrospyris renilla
Sister taxa: N. knutheieri, N. pervia, N. renilla, N. sp.
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Nephrospyris renilla lana

neptune records: 23
Nephrospyris renilla renilla

neptune records:


Citation: Nephrospyris renilla Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Nephrospyris renilla
Taxonomic discussion: Haeckel 1887

Catalog entries: Nephrospyris renilla

Original description: Shell kidney-shaped, one and a half times as broad as long, and three times as long as the deep kidney-shaped sternal incision. Ring with six pairs of branched apophyses, the bars of the apical pair vertical, of the basal pair divergent. The corresponding bars of the two middle pairs (on the frontal and the occipital face) form together on each side a large pentagonal or hexagonal naso-orbital area, which is surrounded by four or five large polygonal meshes; the other meshes become smaller towards the inflated margin. All meshes simple, without arachnoidal framework.
Remarks on original description: Haeckel listed Nephrospyris renilla under the subgeneric name Nephrodictyum, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
Figure description: the text on p.1101 deals with the generic discussion of Nephrospyris in Haeckel, 1887a.
Fig. 7 on pl.90 illustrates Nephrospyris paradictyum in Haeckel, 1887a.[comment from RadWorld database]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"

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


Nephrospyris renilla compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-4-2021

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