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Higher levels: rads_cat -> O -> Octopyle
Other pages this level: Obeliscus, Octodendron, Octopyle, Octotympanum, Odontosphaera, Ommatartus, Ommatocampe, Ommatocoryne, Ommatodiscus, Ommatogramma, Ommatospyris, Orbula, Orodapis, Orona, Oropagis, Oropelex, Oroplegma, Oroscena, Orosphaera, Orostaurus, Orthocornutanna, Otosphaera

not figuredOctopyle amphistyle Haeckel 1887

Octopyle circinata Tan & Chen 1990

Octopyle clypeata Tan & Chen 1990

Octopyle decastyle Haeckel 1887

not figuredOctopyle euryzona Haeckel 1887

Octopyle fruticosa Tan & Chen 1990

Octopyle hexagona Tan & Chen 1990

not figuredOctopyle hexastyle Haeckel 1887

not figuredOctopyle obtecta Haeckel 1887

Octopyle octospinosa Tan & Tchang 1976

Octopyle octostyle Haeckel 1887

Octopyle octostyle minor Jørgensen 1900

not figuredOctopyle ovulina Haeckel 1887

Octopyle polystyle Chen 1987

not figuredOctopyle quadrata Haeckel 1887

Octopyle sexangulata Haeckel 1887

not figuredOctopyle staurostyle Haeckel 1887

Octopyle stenozona Haeckel 1887
= Octopyle stenozona
not figuredOctopyle subglobosa Haeckel 1887

not figuredOctopyle tetraptera Haeckel 1887

not figuredOctopyle tetrastyle Haeckel 1887

not figuredOctopyle transversaria Haeckel 1887


Citation: Octopyle Haeckel 1882
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Octopyle ovulina Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D96]
Described on page(s) : 463
Family (traditional): Pyloniidae

Current identification/main database link: Octopyle Haeckel 1881

Original Description

2. Subfamilia: Pylophormida. Pylonida testa medullari simplici aut duplici praedita, quae radiis cum pontibus clathratis (inter fissuras testae ellipticae complanatae magnas sitis) conjuncta est.
E. fissuris octo symmetricis.
testa octofida simplici.

2. Subfamily: Pylophormida. Pylonida with single or double medullary shell, which is joined by radii with latticed bridges (situated between the large gates of the flattened elliptical test).
E. With eight symmetrical gates.
With simple test divided into eight parts. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

From the Greek octopyle = with eight gate-openings

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


Haeckel, E. (1882a). 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 O


Octopyle compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-4-2024

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