CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Anthospyris doronicum Haeckel 1887

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Anthospyris doronicum

Citation: Anthospyris doronicum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM297
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.18
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1065

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell nut-shaped, spiny, with a deep sagittal stricture and small circular pores. On each side of the stricture two pairs of very large square annular pores. Basal plate with four larger collar pores and a corona of numerous small peripheral pores. Three horns spindle-shaped, divergent, about half as long as the shell. Feet twenty-five to thirty, broad, lamellar, lanceolate, pointed divergent, nearly as long as the shell.

Size: Shell 0.1 long, 0.13 broad; horns 0.06, feet 0.09 long.


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


Anthospyris doronicum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-3-2021

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