CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sepalospyris polyphylla Haeckel 1887

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Sepalospyris polyphylla

Citation: Sepalospyris polyphylla Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1081
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Tholospyridae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell campanulate, rough, with deep transverse stricture. Cupola hemispherical, about one-third as long and broad as the nut-shaped thorax. Pores irregular, roundish, a little different in size. Apical horn pyramidal, about as long as the shell. Basal coronet with twenty to twenty-five slender, lamellar, pointed, vertical feet, longer than the shell.

Shell 0.11 long, 0.12 broad; ring 0.07 long; horn 0.1; feet 0.12 to 0.18 long.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287


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

Riedel, W. R. (1959). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


Sepalospyris polyphylla compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-4-2021

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