CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Anthospyris tragopogon Haeckel 1887

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Anthospyris tragopogon

Citation: Anthospyris tragopogon Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.17
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1066
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Triospyridae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell nut-shaped, tuberculate, with distinct sagittal stricture and small regular circular pores. Basal plate with numerous small pores. Apical horn very large, spindle-shaped, twice as long as the shell; frontal horns small, scarcely one-fourth as long, curved laterally. Feet twenty-five to thirty, three to four times as long as the shell, lamellar, lanceolate, pointed, parallel, vertical.

Shell 0.08 long, 0.11 broad; apical horn 0.16, feet 0.2 long.

Editors' Notes
Stratigraphic information for LM 21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.


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

Riedel, W. R. (1959). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


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

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