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Pterocorys amblycephalis Jørgensen 1900

Pterocorys aquila Haeckel 1887

Pterocorys bicornis Popofsky 1908
= Cycladophora bicornis
Pterocorys campanula Haeckel 1887
= Pterocorys campanula
Pterocorys campanula variabilis Caulet 1979
= Pterocorys campanula variabilis
Pterocorys columba Haeckel 1887

Pterocorys conica Popofsky 1913

Pterocorys diplotriaena Dogiel' & Reshetnyak 1952

Pterocorys gamphonyxos Jørgensen 1900

Pterocorys hirundo Haeckel 1887
= Dictyophimus hirundo
Pterocorys irregularis Cleve 1899
= Lipmanella irregularis
Pterocorys korotnevi Dogiel' & Reshetnyak 1952
= Pterocanium korotnevi
Pterocorys longicollis Caulet 1986
= Pterocorys longicollis
Pterocorys longicornis Popofsky 1913

not figuredPterocorys macroptera Haeckel 1887

Pterocorys melitta Haeckel 1887

not figuredPterocorys pipetta Haeckel 1887

not figuredPterocorys prismatica Haeckel 1887

Pterocorys rhinoceros Haeckel 1887

Pterocorys schewiakovi Dogiel' & Reshetnyak 1952

Pterocorys splendens Campbell & Clark 1944

Pterocorys splendens albatrossensis Campbell & Clark 1944

Pterocorys theoconus Jørgensen 1900

not figuredPterocorys tricornis Haeckel 1887

Pterocorys tubulosa Haeckel 1887


Citation: Pterocorys Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Pterocorys campanula Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D130]
Described on page(s) : 435
Family (traditional): Pterocorythidae

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Current identification/main database link: Pterocorys Haeckel 1881

Original Description
3b. Tribus: Theopilida. Tricystida aperta triradiata.
A. Theopilida secundo articulo triradiato (Pterocorida ) (= costis aut appendicibus medii articuli tribus perspicuis).
AI. limbata (ostia testae laevi aut succiso).
Ia. secundo articulo simpliciter clathrato.
a++ costi articuli secundi tribus in spinas productis.

Translation: 3b. Tribe: Theopilida. Open, triradiate Tricyrtida.
A. Theopilida with the second segment triradiate (Pterocorida) (that is, with three ribs or appendages of the middle segment visible).
AI. Girdled (aperture of the test smooth or truncate).
Ia. With second segment simply latticed.
a++ 'With three ribs of the second segment prolonged as spines. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek pteron = wing, and corys = helmet.

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Sub-genera described:


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


Pterocorys compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-4-2021

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