CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Gorgospyris schizopodia Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Gorgospyris schizopodia Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.87, fig.4
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1071
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Triospyridae

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Current identification/main database link: Gorgospyris schizopodia Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Shell hemispherical, smooth, with slight sagittal stricture and small regular, circular pores. Basal plate with four large central and a circle of small pores. Feet fifteen to twenty, broad, lamellar, confluent at the base, about as long as the shell, irregularly divided or forked.

Shell 0.06 long, 0.08 broad; feet 0.05 to 0.08 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Gorgospyris schizopodia under the subgeneric name Thamnospyris, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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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