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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Archiphaena gorgospyris Haeckel 1887

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Archiphaena gorgospyris

Citation: Archiphaena gorgospyris Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1178
Type specimens: pl.98, figs.10,10a
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM12
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell hemispherical, smooth, with small subregular, circular pores. Collar septum with four large pores (fig. 10a). Twelve to fifteen feet, divergent, lamellar, truncate, about as long as the shell. (Similar to certain forms of Gorgospyris, Pl. 87, figs. 1 to 3, but with simple shell cavity, without sagittal ring and constrictions, and without a columella)


Shell 80µm long, 40µm broad; feet 30 to 40µm long.


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Archiphaena gorgospyris under the subgeneric name Coronophaena, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

The species illustrated on pl.87, figs.1-3 are Gorgospyris medusa, Gorgospyris medusetta, and Gorgospyris polypus in Haeckel, 1887a.[comment from RadWorld database]


Haeckel, E (1887a). 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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Archiphaena gorgospyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-2-2023

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