CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Elaphospyris (Giraffospyris) Haeckel 1882

This page provides data from the catalog of type descriptions. The catalog is sorted alphabetically. Use the current identification link to go back to the main database.

Higher levels: rads_cat -> G -> Giraffospyris
Other pages this level: Gamospyris, Gastanea, Genetrix, Giraffospyris, Glomaria, Glycobotrys, Gomisterna, Gondwanaria, Gonosphaera, Gorgospyris

Giraffospyris annulispina Goll 1969
= Giraffospyris annulispina
Giraffospyris circumflexa Goll 1969
= Acanthodesmia circumflexa
Giraffospyris cyrillium Sanfilippo & Riedel 1973
= Giraffospyris cyrillium
Giraffospyris lata Goll 1969
= Giraffospyris lata
Giraffospyris laterispina Goll 1969
= Giraffospyris laterispina
Giraffospyris praetoxaria Mahapatra & Sharma 1994


Citation: Elaphospyris (Giraffospyris) Haeckel 1882
Rank: sub-genus
Described on page(s) : 442

<% linkedspecs %>

Current identification/main database link: Giraffospyris Haeckel 1881

See also: Elaphospyris - Giraffospyris was described as a sub-genus of Elaphospyris;

Original Description
3a. Tribus: Taurospyrida. Tetraspyrida acuta, cum spina apicali.
B. spinis apicalibus tribus (media occipitali, duabus parietalibus).
BI. pedibus simplicibus.

Translation: 3a. Tribe: Taurospyrida. Acute Tetraspyrida, with apical spine.
B. With three apical spines (one median and occipital, and two parietal).
BI. With simple feet. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Editors' Notes
Although described as a sub-genus by Haeckel, Giraffospyris has been used as a genus in the description of the species listed here.

[Junior objective synonym of Elaphospyris Haeckel, 1881a

Synonymized with Triceraspyris Haeckel by Petrushevskaya, 1975c, p.593]


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


Giraffospyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 11-4-2021

Taxon Search:
Advanced Search

Short stable page link: Go to to create a permanent copy of this page - citation notes

Comments (0)

No comments yet on this page. Please do add comments if you spot any problems, or have information to share

Add Comment

* Required information
Captcha Image
Powered by Commentics