CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripodiscium furcatum Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Tripodiscium -> Tripodiscium furcatum
Other pages this level: T. clavatum, T. furcatum, T. globosum, T. ovatum, T. ramosum, T. sphaerocephalum, T. tristylospyris

Tripodiscium furcatum

Citation: Tripodiscium furcatum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM51
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1144

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovate, rough, nearly as broad as long. Pores subregular, circular, twice as broad as the bars. Mouth constricted, two-thirds as broad as the shell, with three divergent parallel and vertical feet, which are as long as the shell, and forked at the distal end.

Size: Shell 0.09 long, 0.08 broad; feet 0.07 long.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Tripodiscium furcatum under the subgeneric name Tripodisculus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[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


Tripodiscium furcatum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-5-2021

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