CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Triopyle spinigera Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Triopyle -> Triopyle spinigera
Other pages this level: T. circulus, T. cordigera, T. hexagona, T. renigera, T. spinigera, T. trigona

Triopyle spinigera

Citation: Triopyle spinigera Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.566
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Disk roundish, triangular, four times as broad as the triangular central chamber, which is armed with three radial spines between the arms. Arm-chambers club-shaped, at the narrow base one-fourth, at the distal end half as broad as the square gates. On the margin twelve large conical spines, two opposite on each face of the distal end of each arm-edge. Three smaller radial spines on the three corners of the girdle (in the same interradial meridian planes as the three spines of the central chamber).

Diameter of the disk 50µm, of the gates 20µm. Distinguishing characters (rw): Compare Triodiscus spinosus.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


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

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