CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Saccospyris preantarctica Petrushevskaya 1975

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Saccospyris -> Saccospyris preantarctica
Other pages this level: S. antarctica, S. conithorax, S. preantarctica, S. robustus, S. victoria

Saccospyris preantarctica

Citation: Saccospyris preantarctica Petrushevskaya 1975
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.13, figs.19,20
Type repository: Holotype No.63215. Marine Dept., Zoological Institute, Acad. of Sc., St Petersburg, Russia
Described on page(s) : p.589
Family (traditional): Cannobotryidae
Family (modern): Botryocyrtidae

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Current identification/main database link: Saccospyris preantarctica Petrushevskaya 1975

Original Description
Rather thin-walled Saccospyris. Postcephalic tube and outer spines A, D, L are more pronounced than in S. antarctica. The shell outline is less compact than in S. antarctica.

Editors' Notes
Description is based on 21 specimens from Site 278 (Cores 12-27) and some additional materials.


Petrushevskaya, M. G. (1975a). Cenozoic radiolarians of the Antarctic, Leg 29, DSDP. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 29: 541-675. gs


Saccospyris preantarctica compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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