CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripospyris furcata Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Tripospyris -> Tripospyris furcata
Other pages this level: T. angulata, T. bicornis, T. biloculata, T. byzantina, T. capellinii, T. capitata, T. conifera, T. cortina, T. cortiniscus, T. crassipes, T. diadema, T. diomma, T. dubia, T. eucolpos, T. furcata, T. galea, T. hexomma, T. karakumensis, T. mutinensis, T. sacramentoensis, T. semantidium, T. semantis, T. semantrum, T. tessaromma, T. triplecta, T. brevipes

Tripospyris furcata

Citation: Tripospyris furcata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM25
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.83, fig.11
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1029

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell nut-shaped, smooth, with deep sagittal stricture and broad ring. Basal plate with three pairs of small pores. Facial and occipital faces each with a pair of very large holes. Apical horn and caudal foot simple conical, two pectoral feet forked or irregularly branched.

Size: Shell 0.08 long, 0.12 broad; horn and feet 0.05 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Tricospyris furcata under the subgeneric name Tripospyromma, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
Synonymized with Corythospyris damaecornis (Hck.) Caulet, 1974[comment from RadWorld database]


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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Tripospyris furcata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 12-4-2021

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