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Higher levels: rads_cat -> G -> Gorgospyris
Other pages this level: Gamospyris, Gastanea, Genetrix, Giraffospyris, Glomaria, Glycobotrys, Gomisterna, Gondwanaria, Gonosphaera, Gorgospyris

Gorgospyris cystophora Clark & Campbell 1942

Gorgospyris cystophora brevipes Clark & Campbell 1942

Gorgospyris cystophora cystophora Clark & Campbell 1942

Gorgospyris eurycolpos Haeckel 1887

Gorgospyris hemisphaerica Clark & Campbell 1942
= Gorgospyris hemisphaerica
Gorgospyris hemisphaerica sibirica

Gorgospyris hexapodalia Clark & Campbell 1942

Gorgospyris infida Kozlova & Gorbovets 1966

Gorgospyris lamellipes Clark & Campbell 1942

not figuredGorgospyris lamellosa Haeckel 1887

Gorgospyris liriope Haeckel 1887

Gorgospyris medusa Haeckel 1887

Gorgospyris medusetta Haeckel 1887

Gorgospyris perizostra Sanfilippo et al. 1973
= Gorgospyris perizostra
Gorgospyris perplexus Campbell & Clark 1944

Gorgospyris polypus Haeckel 1887

Gorgospyris quinquespine Goll 1978

Gorgospyris schizopodia Haeckel 1887
= Gorgospyris schizopodia
not figuredGorgospyris thamnopodia Haeckel 1887


Citation: Gorgospyris Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Gorgospyris medusa Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D114]
Described on page(s) : 443
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae

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Current identification/main database link: Gorgospyris Haeckel 1881

Original Description
5b. Tribus: Gorgospyrida. Polyspyrida obusa (sine spina apicali).
A. pedibus simplicibus laevibus.

Translation: 5b. Tribe: Gorgospyrida. Obtuse Polyspyrida (without apical spine).
A. With. simple, smooth feet. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek gorgospyris = medusiform basket"

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


Gorgospyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 16-4-2021

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