CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tridictyopus conulus Haeckel 1887

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Tridictyopus conulus

Citation: Tridictyopus conulus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM52
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.51, fig.7
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1145

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell campanulate conical, about one and a half times as long as broad (excluding horn and feet). Pores mostly triangular, disposed in subregular hexagonal figures, which are separated by bands of smaller irregular polygonal pores. Horn short and stout, three-sided pyramidal. Three feet triangular shovel-shaped, convergent, about one-sixth as long as the shell.

Size: Shell 0.3 long, 0.2 broad; horn 0.04 long, feet 0.05 long.

Editors' Notes
In figure description in Haeckel, 1887a, for conicus read conulus[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


Tridictyopus conulus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-4-2021

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