CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Gamospyris circulus Haeckel 1887

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Gamospyris circulus

Citation: Gamospyris circulus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM17
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.83, fig.19
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1042

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell subspherical, tuberculate, with subregular circular pores. Basal plate with four larger collar pores. Apical horn pyramidal, about as long as the shell. The connected feet form together a circular or nearly circular smooth ring, the diameter of which is three to four times as great as that of the shell.

Size: Shell 0.08 long, 0.09 broad; diameter of the arm-ring 0.25 to 0.33.


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


Gamospyris circulus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 1-3-2021

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