CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Triplecta triangulum Haeckel 1887

This page provides data from the catalog of type descriptions. The catalog is sorted alphabetically. Use the current identification link to go back to the main database.

Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Triplecta -> Triplecta triangulum
Other pages this level: T. triactis, T. triangulum

Triplecta triangulum

Citation: Triplecta triangulum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM54
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.921

<% linkedspecs %>

Current identification:

Original Description
Spines straight, equal, smooth, cylindrical, each in the basal half with one pair of divergent straight lateral branches. The opposed branches of every two neighbouring spines are united by a thin convex bow. In this way arises a very simple, equilateral triangular skeleton, with three equal large meshes.

Size: Length of the spines 0.14, sides of the triangle 0.16.

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


Triplecta triangulum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2021

Taxon Search:
Advanced Search

Short stable page link: Go to to create a permanent copy of this page - citation notes

Comments (0)

No comments yet on this page. Please do add comments if you spot any problems, or have information to share

Add Comment

* Required information
Captcha Image
Powered by Commentics