CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acrospyris fragilis Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Acrospyris -> Acrospyris fragilis
Other pages this level: A. clathrocanium, A. dictyophimus, A. fragilis, A. lingi, A. macrocephala, A. pyramidalis

Acrospyris fragilis

Citation: Acrospyris fragilis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1086
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Trissocyclidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell very thin-walled and fragile, with deep sagittal and collar strictures. Pores very small and numerous, circular. Cephalis nut-shaped, nearly spherical, with a slender bristle-shaped horn of the same length. Basal stricture with two large collar pores only (luminella). Thorax nearly three-sided prismatic, longer than the cephalis, with three parallel ribs, prolonged into three slender, long, bristle-shaped feet.

Cephalis 50µm long, 60µm broad; thorax 80µm long, 60µm broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


Acrospyris fragilis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-3-2021

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