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not figuredPentaspyris isacantha Haeckel 1887

Pentaspyris karyokephalis Clark & Campbell 1945

Pentaspyris papillosa Campbell & Clark 1944

Pentaspyris paradoxa Clark & Campbell 1942

Pentaspyris pentacantha Haeckel 1887


Citation: Pentaspyris Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Pentaspyris pentacantha Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D112]
Described on page(s) : 442
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
4a. Tribus: Aegospyrida. Pentaspyrida acuta, cum spina apicali (pedibus simplicibus).
C.spinis apicalibus quinque (media occipitali, duabus parietalibus, duabus temporalibus).

Translation: 4a. Tribe: Aegospyrida. Acute Pentaspyrida, with an apical spine (feet simple).
C. With five apical spines (one median occipital, two parietali two temporal). (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek pentaspyris = basket with five feet"


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


Pentaspyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2021

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