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not figuredPlagoniscus cortinaris Haeckel 1887

not figuredPlagoniscus euscenium Haeckel 1887

not figuredPlagoniscus nassellaris Haeckel 1887

Plagoniscus tripodiscus Haeckel 1887


Citation: Plagoniscus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Plagoniscus tripodiscus Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D104]
Described on page(s) : 912
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

Plagonida with four unequal radial spines, arising from one common central point; one vertical or apical spine opposed to three divergent or basal spines.

the former to the single "apical horn" of the majority of Nassellaria. Perhaps we find here one of the oldest and simplest types of their "triradial or cortinar structure" (compare above, p.902).
[Description: the text on p.902 deals with the suborder


Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Plagoniscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-6-2024

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