CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Dictyospyris mammillaris Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> D -> Dictyospyris -> Dictyospyris mammillaris
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 mammillaris

Citation: Dictyospyris mammillaris Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.89, figs.9,10
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 mammillaris (Haeckel 1887)

Original Description
Shell mammillate, nut-shaped, with deep sagittal stricture. Mammillae of the surface hemispherical, with a conical apex. Pores not numerous, large, roundish. Two pairs of large pores on each side of the ring. Basal plate with four large pores.

Shell 0.06 long, 0.08 broad.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Dictyospyris mammillaris 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


Dictyospyris mammillaris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 16-4-2021

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