CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Dendrospyris polyrrhiza Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> D -> Dendrospyris -> Dendrospyris polyrrhiza
Other pages this level: D. acuta, D. arborescens, D. binapertonis, D. bursa, D. eurus, D. fragoides, D. furcata, D. futaba, D. golli, D. haysi, D. inferispina, D. jostae, D. megalocephalis, D. pannosa, D. polyrrhiza, D. quadripes, D. ramosa, D. sachalinensis, D. sakaii, D. stabilis, D. suganoi, D. turriturcica dasyotus, D. turriturcica turriturcica, D. uruyaensis

Dendrospyris polyrrhiza

Citation: Dendrospyris polyrrhiza Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM49
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.85, fig.8
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1039

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell subspherical, rough, with subregular circular pores. Basal plate with three pores (?). Apical horn simple, conical, half as long as the shell. Feet cylindrical, twice to three times as long as the shell, semicircular, with a strong conical tooth in the middle of their outer convex edge; their distal ends convergent, divided into a bunch of numerous short irregular branches.

Size: Shell 0.7 long, 0.08 broad; horn 0.03 long, feet 0.15 to 0.25 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


Dendrospyris polyrrhiza compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-5-2021

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