CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Gorgospyris medusetta Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Gorgospyris medusetta Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM31
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.2
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1070

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Current identification:


Original Description
Shell nut-shaped, smooth, with deep sagittal stricture and irregular, roundish pores. Basal plate with three large collar pores, alternating with three pairs of smaller pores. Sixteen to twenty slender feet, about as long as the shell, slightly curved and divergent, of nearly equal length.

Size: Shell 0.05 long, 0.08 broad; feet 0.05 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Gorgospyris medusetta 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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