CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tridictyopus vatillum Haeckel 1887

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Tridictyopus vatillum

Citation: Tridictyopus vatillum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM49
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.51, fig.8
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1145

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell campanulate, about as long as broad (excluding horn and feet). Pores irregular, polygonal, in the middle part more regular, triangular. Horn short and stout, three-sided pyramidal. Three feet large, triangular, shovel-shaped, about half as long as the shell.

Size: Shell 0.14 long, 0.15 broad.


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

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