CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tholospyris fenestrata Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Tholospyris -> Tholospyris fenestrata
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 fenestrata

Citation: Tholospyris fenestrata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM19
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.89, fig.2
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1079

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell roundish polyhedral, smooth, with slight sagittal stricture. Cephalis nearly cubical, with irregularly roundish pores; two or three pairs of larger pores on each side of the ring. Basal plate with two very large pores. Galea pyramidal, with two large occipital holes. Columella enclosed in the dorsal wall of the galea, prolonged into an oblique pyramidal spine of the same length. Two pectoral feet pyramidal, nearly vertical and as long as the ring, twice as long as the caudal foot.

Size: Shell 0.12 diameter, ring 0.07, pectoral feet 0.05 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Tholospyris fenestrata under the subgeneric name Tholospyrium, 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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