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Symmetrically elliptical cortical shell stout (its breadth 0.72 its length), having a squarely truncated osculum (its breadth 0.4 equatorial breadth); this osculum surrounded by a fringe of sepaloid spines; triopyline medullary shell obscured by extreme density of outer shell; pores of cortical shell similarly circular and of the same size, closely set and very small (less than 2.2µm); polygonal meshwork raised and lacking sepaloid spines.
Size: Length 90µm.
Etymology: No information given
Extra details from original publication
Distinguishing features: Discopyle ellipsopsis differs from elliptica Haeckel (1887) in broader elliptical shell, which is less stout, and lack of sepaloid points; it also has less of an oscular fringe. It is only doubtfully assigned to Discopyle because of the obscurity of the i
Discopyle ellipsopsis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 29-11-2020
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