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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Oropagis Friend and Riedel 1967

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Oropagis dolium Friend & Riedel 1967


Citation: Oropagis Friend and Riedel 1967
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Oropagis dolium Friend & Riedel 1967 ?
Described on page(s) : 226
Family (traditional): Orosphaeridae

Current identification:

Original Description

Skeleton consisting of an internal shell (approximately spherical to hemi-ellipsoidal) and an outer shell (approximately hemi-ellipsoidal to toroidal) joined by spines common to both shells.

From the Greek oros = hill; and pagis = snare or trap, an allusion to the skeletal structure resembling a fish trap.


Friend, J. K. & Riedel, W. R. (1967). Cenozoic orosphaerid radiolarians from tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 13(2): 217-232. gs


Oropagis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 3-3-2024

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