CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Nephrospyris cordata Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> N -> Nephrospyris -> Nephrospyris cordata
Other pages this level: N. cordata, N. docris, N. knutheieri, N. nephridium, N. paradictyum, N. paradoxa, N. phaseolus, N. renilla, N. renilla lana, N. symmetricus

Nephrospyris cordata

Citation: Nephrospyris cordata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM16
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1102

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell heart-shaped, about as long as broad. Ring with six pairs of branched apophyses (as in Nephrospyris renilla Pl. 90, fig. 9). No equatorial transverse branches. Sternal incision cordate, deeper than in all other species of the genus, nearly half as long as the shell. All meshes of the network simple.

Size: Shell 0.32 long, 0.36 broad; ring 0.05 to 0.06 long.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Nephrospyris cordata under the subgeneric name Nephrodictyum, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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


Nephrospyris cordata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-2-2021

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