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Theocyrtis aculeata Cleve 1900

Theocyrtis ampla Wetzel 1935

Theocyrtis andriashevi Petrushevskaya & Kozlova 1979
= Lophocyrtis andriashevi
Theocyrtis careotuberosa Nigrini et al. 2006
= Theocyrtis careotuberosa
Theocyrtis diabloensis Clark & Campbell 1942
= Theocyrtis diabloensis
Theocyrtis hirta Vinassa de Regny 1900

Theocyrtis macroceros Haeckel 1887

Theocyrtis mugaicus Grigorjeva 1975

Theocyrtis perpumila Nigrini et al. 2006
= Theocyrtis perpumila
Theocyrtis perysinos Nigrini et al. 2006
= Theocyrtis perysinos
not figuredTheocyrtis proserpinae Haeckel 1887

Theocyrtis ptychodes Haeckel 1887

Theocyrtis redondoensis Campbell & Clark 1944
= Theocorys redondoensis
Theocyrtis setanios Nigrini et al. 2006
= Theocyrtis setanios
Theocyrtis triapenna Funakawa & Nishi 2005

Theocyrtis trimembris Moksyakova 1961

Theocyrtis tuberosa Riedel 1959
= Theocyrtis tuberosa
Theocyrtis turris Cleve 1900


Citation: Theocyrtis Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Eucyrtidium barbadense Ehrenberg 1873 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D134]
Described on page(s) : 1405
Family (traditional): Pterocorythidae

Current identification/main database link: Theocyrtis Haeckel 1887

Original Description

Theocorida (vel Tricyrtida eradiata aperta) with cylindrical abdomen, and wide open truncate mouth. Cephalis with a single horn.

From the Greek theos = divine, and kyrtis = basket.

Extra details from original publication
The genus Theocyrtis and the three following closely allied genera differ from the other Theocorida in the cylindrical form of the slender abdomen, which is of equal breadth nearly throughout its whole length. The terminal mouth is wide open, usually truncate, and of the same breadth; sometimes slightly constricted. The cephalis of Theocyrtis bears a single horn.
Sub-genera described:


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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Theocyrtis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-7-2024

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