CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tholospyris cupola Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Tholospyris -> Tholospyris cupola
Other pages this level: T. baconiana spinula, T. baconiana variabilis, T. caudata, T. cupola, T. devexa, T. devexa dusenburyi, T. devexa finalis, T. fenestrata, T. fornicata, T. galeata, T. gephyristes, T. infericosta, T. procera, T. ramosa, T. spinosus, T. tautessares, T. tripodiscus

Tholospyris cupola

Citation: Tholospyris cupola Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM31
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.89, fig.4
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1080

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell pear-shaped or cupola-shaped, smooth, with slight sagittal stricture. Cephalis not distinctly separated from the galea, as the ring in the uppermost part of the shell-wall becomes obliterated. Pores irregularly polygonal, small and numerous. Basal plate with four large pores. Apical horn and the three divergent feet, irregularly branched; feet nearly as long as the shell, about four times as long as the horn.

Size: Shell 0.14 diameter, ring 0.1 long, feet 0.12 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Tholospyris cupola under the subgeneric name Tholospyridium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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


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