CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tholospyris galeata Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Tholospyris galeata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM16
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1079

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Current identification:


Original Description
Shell helmet-shaped, thorny, with deep sagittal stricture. Cephalis campanulate, with sub-regular circular pores. Basal plate with three large pores. Galea hemispherical, separated from the cephalis by a sharp horizontal stricture; pores smaller. A slender free columella connects the apex of the ring with the strong conical apical horn, which is half as long as the ring. All three feet of equal length, divergent conical, as long as the horn.

Size: Shell 0.14 diameter, ring 0.09 long, feet 0.08 long.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Tholospyris galeata under the subgeneric name Tholospyrium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]

References:

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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