CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Gorgospyris polypus Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Gorgospyris polypus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM49
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.3
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 four larger and four alternating smaller pores. Feet sixteen to twenty, slender, curved, divergent; four primary feet larger, twice to three times as long as the shell and the other feet.

Size: Shell 0.08 long, 0.1 broad; feet 0.1 to 0.2 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Gorgospyris polypus 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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