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not figuredTetraplagia abietina Haeckel 1887

not figuredTetraplagia geometrica Haeckel 1887

Tetraplagia phaenaxonia Haeckel 1887


Citation: Tetraplagia Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Tetraplagia geometrica Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D104]
Described on page(s) : 424
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae

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Original Description
1b. Tribus: Tetraplagida. Skeleto aculeis quatuor, simplicibus aut ramosis, e centro radiantibus composito.
A. Quatuor aculeis simplicibus

Translation: 1b. Tribe: Tetraplagida. Skeleton composed of four spines, simple or branched, radiating from a center.
A. Four spines simple. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Greek tetraplagia = four-sided"


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


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

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