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Conicavus tipiopsis Takahashi 1991
= Conicavus tipiopsis


Citation: Conicavus Takahashi 1991
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Conicavus tipiopsis Takahashi 1991
Described on page(s) : 117
Family (traditional): Theoperidae

Current identification/main database link: Conicavus Takahashi 1991

Original Description

Conical-shell semi-enclosed with very fine irregular, polygonal and non-segmented meshwork, one or two apical hornd, three or more basal feet made of the meshwork, one or two apical openings. Basal end of the shell is enclosed by the mesh but has a few large basal pores. Sagittal ring absent.

The name of this genus is the Latin meaning a conical cage.


Takahashi, K. (1991). Radiolaria: Flux, ecology, and Taxonomy in the Pacific and Atlantic. Ocean Biocoenosis Series. 3: 1-301. gs


Conicavus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-4-2024

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