CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Gorgospyris liriope Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> G -> Gorgospyris -> Gorgospyris liriope
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 liriope

Citation: Gorgospyris liriope Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM169
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.6
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1071

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell nut-shaped, thorny, with sharp sagittal stricture and irregular, roundish pores. Two pairs of larger annular pores on each side of the ring. Basal plate with two very large circular pores only. Eight to ten short feet vertical, about one-fourth as long as the shell, with an elegant papillate knob at the distal end.

Size: Shell 0.07 long, 0.1 broad; feet 0.02 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Gorgospyris liriope 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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