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Taurospyris cervina Haeckel 1887


Citation: Taurospyris Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Taurospyris cervina Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D114]
Described on page(s) : 442
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae

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Original Description
3a. Tribus: Taurospyrida. Tetraspyrida acuta, cum spina apicali.
C. spinis apicalibus duabus parietalibus (media occipitali perdita) pedibus simplicibus.

Translation: 3a. Tribe: Taurospyrida. Acute Tetraspyrida, with apical spine.
C. With two parietal apical spines (the median occipital one being lost), and simple feet. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Greek taurospyris = bull-basket"


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


Taurospyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-1-2021

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