Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Trissocyclidae -> Triospyridae -> Triceraspyris
Sister taxa: Androspyris, Clathrospyris, Corythospyris, Dorcadospyris, Giraffospyris, Gorgospyris, Lamprospyris, Petalospyris, Platybursa, Rhodospyris, Tholospyris, Triceraspyris
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Triceraspyris antarctica

neptune records: 244
Triceraspyris coronata

neptune records: 141
Triceraspyris pacifica

neptune records:
Triceraspyris sp.

neptune records: 56


Citation: Triceraspyris Haeckel 1881
Rank: genus
Basionym: Triceraspyris

Catalog entries: Triceraspyris

Original description: 1a. Tribus: Acrospyrida. Triospyrida acuta, cum spina apicali (vel occipitali).
C. spina apicali triplici (media occipitali, duabus parietalibus).
CII. pedibus tribus ramosis.

Translated description: la. Tribe: Acrospyrida. Acute Triospyrida, with apical (or occipital) spine.
C. With a triple apical spine (one median occipital, and two parietal) .
CII. With three branched feet. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]
Remarks on original description: [Campbell [1954, p.D112] considers Triceraspyris Haeckel, 1881a to be an objective synonym of Triospyris Haeckel, 1881a. He designates Triceraspyris tripodiscus Haeckel, 1887a, p.1030 as the type species of Triospyris and only by inference of Triceraspyris. Therefore, we consider the type species designation of Triceraspyris tripodiscus for Triceraspyris to date from Chediya [1959, p.177]].


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


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