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Spongotripus aculeatus Lipman 1952

Spongotripus conicus Chen & Tan 1996

not figuredSpongotripus irregularis Haeckel 1887

not figuredSpongotripus regularis Haeckel 1887

not figuredSpongotripus strepsiceros Haeckel 1887

not figuredSpongotripus ypsilon Haeckel 1887


Citation: Spongotripus Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Spongotripus regularis Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D94]
Described on page(s) : 461
Family (traditional): Spongodiscidae

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Current identification/main database link: Spongotripus

Original Description
4b. Tribus: Spongotrochida. Spongodiscida aculeata (sed non brachiata) cum aculeis marginalibus in plano disci sitis.
B. aculeis tribus aequidistantibus.

Translation: 4b. Tribe: Spongotrochida. Spined Spongodiscida (but not armed) with marginal spines situated in the plane of the disk.
B. With three equidistant spines. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Greek spongotripus = spongy disk with tripod"

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


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


Spongotripus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-2-2021

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