CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Patagospyris anthocyrtis Haeckel 1887

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Patagospyris anthocyrtis

Citation: Patagospyris anthocyrtis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM52
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.95, fig.19
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1088

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Current identification/main database link: Rhodospyris anthocyrtis (Haeckel) Petrushevskaya and Kozlova 1972

Original Description
Shell smooth, with deep sagittal and deep collar strictures. Pores irregular, roundish, of various sizes, numerous. Cephalis nut-shaped, with two inflated bosoms, about twice as broad as the short cylindrical thorax. Horn stout, pyramidal, about as long as the cephalis. Peristome with a coronet of fifteen to twenty parallel and vertical triangular lamellar feet, nearly as long as the thorax.

Size: Cephalis 0.05 long, 0.1 broad; thorax 0.04 long, 0.06 broad.


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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