Spongotripus (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Spongodiscidae

Parent taxon: Spongodiscidae according to Kiessling 1999

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amphirhopalum, Chitonastrum, Dictyocoryne, Euchitonia, Haliodictya, Perichlamydium, Porodiscus, Rhopalastrum, Spongaster, Spongodiscus, Spongotrochus, Stylochlamydium, Stylodictya, Stylospongia, Teichertus, Tesserastrum, Tholodiscus, Trigonastrum

Subtaxa: Spongotripus aculeatus Spongotripus pujanai Spongotripus triassicus

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of New Zealand (5 collections)

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (1), Italy (28), Japan (11), New Zealand (2), Oman (4), the Russian Federation (4)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (9), Canada (8: British Columbia), China (1), Germany (8), Italy (3), Japan (8), Peru (1), Slovenia (4)

• Triassic of Austria (1)

• Permian of China (8)

Total: 106 collections including 133 occurrences

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