CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Liriospyris hexapoda Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Liriospyris -> Liriospyris hexapoda
Other pages this level: L. amphithecta, L. biacuta, L. elevata, L. geniculosa, L. globosa, L. heteropoda, L. hexapoda, L. insulae, L. longicornuta, L. mutuaria, L. ovalis, L. parkerae, L. problematica, L. pulmoformis, L. rotunda, L. thorax laticapsa

Liriospyris hexapoda

Citation: Liriospyris hexapoda Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.86, fig.7
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1049
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Acanthodesmiidae

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Current identification/main database link: Liriospyris hexapoda Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Shell subspherical, smooth, with slight sagittal stricture and irregular roundish pores; two to three pairs of large annular pores on each side of the stricture. Basal plate with four large collar pores. Three horns and six feet nearly of the same size and of similar form, conical, divergent, about one-third as long as the shell.

Shell diameter 0.09 to 0.1; horns and feet 0.03 to 0.04 long.

Editors' Notes
Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.


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

Riedel, W. R. (1959). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


Liriospyris hexapoda compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-2-2021

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