CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Triplagia primordialis Haeckel 1887

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Triplagia primordialis

Citation: Triplagia primordialis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM25
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.91, fig.2
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.909

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Current identification:

Original Description
Spines straight, of equal size and similar form, equidistant, three-sided prismatic, each with two pairs of opposite lateral branches, which are correspondingly parallel to the two other spines; the proximal branches twice as long as the distal branches.

Size: Length of each spine 0.2, of the basal branches 0.07.


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


Triplagia primordialis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 13-5-2021

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