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Peripyramis ceratophorus Kozlova & Petrushevskaya 1979

Peripyramis circumtexta Haeckel 1887
= Peripyramis circumtexta
not figuredPeripyramis spongiosa Haeckel 1887


Citation: Peripyramis Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Peripyramis circumtexta Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D119]
Described on page(s) : 428

Current identification/main database link: Peripyramis Haeckel 1881

Original Description

1c. Tribus: Archiphormida Monocyrtida aperta multiradiata
A. Archiphormida limbata (Acropyramida). Testa pyramidali, versus ostium sensim ampliata, costis rectis quatuor aut pluribus in angulis pyramidis (poris cancelli quadratis vel rectangulis); margine ostii laevi aut succiso.
AII. Testa spinosa vel spongiosa.
IIc. testae spinis in pallium arachoideum vel spongiosum
(1c. Tribe: Archiphormida. Open multiradiate monocyrtids.
A. Bordered Archiphormida (Acropyramida). Test pyramidal, gradually expanding toward the aperture; four or more straight ribs in the angles of a pyramid (latticed with pores quadrate or rectangular); apertural margin smooth or truncate.
AII. Test spiny or spongy.
IIc. Spines of the test united to form an arachnoidal or spongy covering. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]



From the Greek peripyramis = pyramid with an envelope"

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Editors' Notes


Haeckel, E. (1882a). 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


Peripyramis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 5-2-2023

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