CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Gorgospyris eurycolpos Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> G -> Gorgospyris -> Gorgospyris eurycolpos
Other pages this level: G. cystophora, G. cystophora brevipes, G. cystophora cystophora, G. eurycolpos, G. hemisphaerica, G. hemisphaerica sibirica, G. hexapodalia, G. infida, G. lamellipes, G. lamellosa, G. liriope, G. medusa, G. medusetta, G. perizostra, G. perplexus, G. polypus, G. quinquespine, G. schizopodia, G. thamnopodia

Gorgospyris eurycolpos

Citation: Gorgospyris eurycolpos Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM121
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.5
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1071

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell nut-shaped, rough, with deep sagittal stricture and irregular, roundish pores; two to three pairs of larger annular pores on each side of the stricture. Basal plate with four large collar pores. Feet eight, short, triangular, vertical, about one-fourth as long as the shell.

Size: Shell 0.08 long, 0.13 broad; feet 0.02 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Gorgospyris eurycolpos under the subgeneric name Gorgospyrium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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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