CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripocalpis cortinaris Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Tripocalpis -> Tripocalpis cortinaris
Other pages this level: T. cassidus, T. cortinaris, T. plectaniscus, T. simplex, T. tricostata, T. triserrata

Tripocalpis cortinaris

Citation: Tripocalpis cortinaris Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.97, fig.3
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1137
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Clathromitridae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell hemispherical, one and a half times as broad as long, with regular, circular, hexagonally framed pores. Apical horn stout, three-sided pyramidal, with three serrate edges. From the base of the latter arise three strongly dentate and curved lateral ribs, with recurved teeth, and these are prolonged into the serrate convex edge of the three basal feet, which are crescentic and twice as long as the shell.

Shell 0.07 long, 0.1 broad; horn 0.06 long, feet 0.14 long.


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


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