CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Androspyris aptenodytes Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Androspyris -> Androspyris aptenodytes
Other pages this level: A. anthropiscus, A. aptenodytes, A. homunculus, A. pithecus, A. reticulidisca

Androspyris aptenodytes

Citation: Androspyris aptenodytes Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM2
Type age (chronostrat): [Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1093

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, with two slight transverse constrictions and irregular, roundish pores. Galea hemispherical, with a short conical horn, about as large as the roundish cephalis and half as large as the ovate thorax. The three feet arise immediately beyond the collar stricture, are equal, divergent, curved, about as long as the cephalis, and are not terminal (as in the three preceding species), but lateral appendages of the thorax.

Size: Length of the shell 200µm, breadth 50 to 70µm.

Etymology: No information given

Editors' Notes
In the description the \three preceding species" refers to Androspyris homunculus, A. anthropiscis and A. pithecus.]"[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

Popofsky, A (1913). Die Nassellarien des Warmwassergebietes. Deutsche Sudpolar-Expedition 1901-1903, Zoologie. 13(6): 216-416. gs


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

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