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Citation: Plectophora Haeckel 1882
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Plectophorina triomma Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D104]
Described on page(s) : 424

Current identification:

Original Description

2a. Tribus: Triplectida. Skeleto viminali, aculeis tribus ramosis composito, quorum rami caliti vimentum laxum formant.
B. vim. irreg., acul. trib. sine ord. disp.

2a. Tribe: Triplectida. Skeleton wicker-like, composed of three branched spines, the branches of which coalesce to form a loose wickerwork.
B. Wickerwork irregular, the three spines arranged irregularly. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

From the Greek plectophora = bearing a hunting net"

Editors' Notes
[Loeblich and Tappan [1961, p.227] indicate that Plectophora Haeckel, 1881a is a junior homonym of Plectophora Gray,1834.]


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


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