CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Gorgospyris medusa Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Gorgospyris medusa Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM11
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.1
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1070

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Current identification:


Original Description
Shell hemispherical, papillate, with slight sagittal stricture and subregular circular pores. Basal plate with three large collar pores (by mistake not correctly represented in the figure). Ten to twelve slender feet, twice as long as the shell, strongly curved and divergent, of equal length.

Size: Shell 0.06 long, 0.08 broad; feet 0.1 long.

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

References:

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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