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Higher levels: rads_cat -> P -> Pylodiscus
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not figuredPylodiscus cardiopylus Haeckel 1887

Pylodiscus echinatus Tan & Su 1982

not figuredPylodiscus nephropylus Haeckel 1887

not figuredPylodiscus sexangularis Haeckel 1887

Pylodiscus triangularis Haeckel 1887


Citation: Pylodiscus Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Type species: Pylodiscus triangularis Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D92]
Described on page(s) : 570
Family (traditional): Pyloniidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Pylodiscida with Triopyle-shaped medullary shell, surrounded by three distal arm-chambers. Notches between the three arms closed by lattice-work and by an equatorial girdle.

Etymology: From the Greek pylodiscus = disk with gates"


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


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

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