CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Triopyle trigona Haeckel 1887

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Other pages this level: T. circulus, T. cordigera, T. hexagona, T. renigera, T. spinigera, T. trigona

Triopyle trigona

Citation: Triopyle trigona Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM31
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.565

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Current identification:

Original Description
Disk triangular, four times as broad as the circular central chamber. Three arm-chambers nearly triangular, at the narrow base half as broad, at the distal end twice as broad as the circular or roundish gates. Surface smooth. On the margin (in the equatorial plane) three strong pyramidal spines (at the end of the arms).

Size: Diameter of the disk 40µm, of the gates 15µM.

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

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