CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Anthospyris mammillata Haeckel 1887

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Anthospyris mammillata

Citation: Anthospyris mammillata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM28
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.16
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1064

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell nut-shaped, mammillate, with deep sagittal stricture and irregular, polygonal pores. Basal plate with two large ovate pores (?). The pediculate apical horn and the two frontal horns stout and short, conical, twice to three times as large as the conical papillae of the surface. Feet twelve to fifteen, lanceolate lamellar, pointed, divergent, about as long as the shell.

Size: Shell 50µm long, 80µm broad; horns 30µm, feet 40µm 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 mammillata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-3-2021

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