CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Dictyospyris anthophora Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> D -> Dictyospyris -> Dictyospyris anthophora
Other pages this level: D. anthophora, D. biloba, D. biporata, D. ceratospyris [nomen nudum], D. clathrus, D. discus, D. distoma, D. enneastoma, D. fenestra, D. gigas, D. hexastoma, D. mammillaris, D. melissium, D. meneghinii, D. messanensis, D. polystoma, D. quadriloba, D. reticulata, D. sphaera, D. spinulosa, D. stalactites, D. tetrastoma, D. tridentata, D. trilobata, D. triomma, D. tristoma, D. uniporata

Dictyospyris anthophora

Citation: Dictyospyris anthophora Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.89, fig.8
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1076
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Acanthodesmiidae

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Current identification/main database link: Tholospyris anthophora (Haeckel 1887)

Original Description
Shell tuberculate, nut-shaped, nearly cubical, without external sagittal strictures. Pores not numerous, large, polygonally roundish. Bars between them compressed, elevated, with large, campanulate or flower-like tubercles on the nodal points. Basal plate with four large pores.

Shell 0.07 long 0.09 broad.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Dictyospyris anthophora under the subgeneric name Dictyospyrissa , but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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


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