CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Androspyris anthropiscus Haeckel 1887

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Androspyris anthropiscus

Citation: Androspyris anthropiscus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.83, fig.8
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1093
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Triospyridae

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Current identification/main database link: Androspyris anthropiscus Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Shell rough, with two distinct transverse constrictions and irregular polygonal pores. Galea ovate, with a slender conical oblique horn, about as large as the cephalis, which exhibits a deep longitudinal furrow in the sagittal dorsal line. Thorax half as long, prolonged into three short latticed feet; the terminal spines of the two lateral feet are vertical and parallel, that of the caudal foot larger, directed obliquely backwards.

Length of the shell (including horn and feet) 350µm, breadth 100 to 120µm.

Editors' Notes
See also RANDS3020, RANDS3030


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


Androspyris anthropiscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-5-2021

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