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Dictyospyris anthophora Haeckel 1887
= Tholospyris anthophora
not figuredDictyospyris biloba Haeckel 1887

Dictyospyris biporata Vinassa de Regny 1900

not figuredDictyospyris ceratospyris [nomen nudum] Ehrenberg 1873

Dictyospyris clathrus Ehrenberg 1854

Dictyospyris discus Sanfilippo & Riedel 1973
= Dictyospyris discus
Dictyospyris distoma Haeckel 1887

not figuredDictyospyris enneastoma Haeckel 1887

Dictyospyris fenestra Ehrenberg 1873

Dictyospyris gigas Ehrenberg 1873
= Dictyospyris gigas
not figuredDictyospyris hexastoma Haeckel 1887

Dictyospyris mammillaris Haeckel 1887
= Tholospyris mammillaris
Dictyospyris melissium Sanfilippo & Riedel 1973
= Dictyospyris melissium
Dictyospyris meneghinii Principi 1909

Dictyospyris messanensis Müller 1855

not figuredDictyospyris polystoma Haeckel 1887

not figuredDictyospyris quadriloba Haeckel 1887

Dictyospyris reticulata Ehrenberg 1873
= Liriospyris reticulata
Dictyospyris sphaera Bütschli 1882
= Dictyospyris sphaera
Dictyospyris spinulosa Ehrenberg 1873

Dictyospyris stalactites Haeckel 1887

Dictyospyris tetrastoma Ehrenberg 1873

Dictyospyris tridentata Ehrenberg 1874

Dictyospyris trilobata Ehrenberg 1875

not figuredDictyospyris triomma Haeckel 1887

Dictyospyris tristoma Ehrenberg 1873

Dictyospyris uniporata Vinassa de Regny 1900


Citation: Dictyospyris Ehrenberg 1846
Rank: genus
Described on page(s) : chart to p.385
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae

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Current identification/main database link: Dictyospyris Ehrenberg 1847

Original Description
Testae enucleatae e cellulis binis (longiludinaliter constrictae) aut e cellulis appositis multis coalilae (Effusae planae aut tereles et subglobosae).

Testarum clathratae cellulae binae amplae, strictura longitudinali levius discretae. Appendicibus nullis.

Translation: Test enucleate, with two chambers (longitudinally constricted), or formed of many chambers grown together (spread in a plane or rounded and subglobose). Test with two broad latticed chambers, separated by a slight longitudinal stricture. No appendages. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek dictyospyris = net-basket"

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Sub-genera described:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1846). Uber eine halibiolithische, von Herrn R. Schomburgk entdeckte, vorherrschend aus mikroskopischen Polycystinen gebildete, Gebirgsmasse von Barbados. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1846: 382-385. gs


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