CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Anthospyris spathulata Haeckel 1887

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Anthospyris spathulata

Citation: Anthospyris spathulata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM140
Type age (chronostrat): [Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.15
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1065

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell subspherical, thorny, with slight sagittal stricture and irregular, roundish pores. Basal plate with three large pores. The three horns spindle-shaped, half as long as the ten to twelve thin feet, which are pediculate, shovel-shaped, a little divergent, and shorter than the shell.

Size: Shell 0.05 diameter; horn 0.02 long, feet 0.04 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 spathulata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-3-2021

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