CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pylospyris canariensis Haeckel 1887

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Pylospyris canariensis

Citation: Pylospyris canariensis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.95, fig.16
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1084
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Triospyridae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell rough, with deep coronal and slight sagittal constriction. Galea hemispherical, with numerous small irregular, roundish pores, about half as long as the cephalis, with a slender conical horn of twice the length. Cephalis nut-shaped, with larger roundish pores of very unequal size, three pairs of larger pores on each side of the ring. Basal plate with two larger pores.

Galea 0.03 long, 0.08 broad; cephalis 0.06 long, 0.11 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


Pylospyris canariensis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-3-2021

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