CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripocalpis plectaniscus Haeckel 1887

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

Tripocalpis plectaniscus

Citation: Tripocalpis plectaniscus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1136
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Clathromitridae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell three-sided pyramidal, smooth, about as long as broad, with irregular polygonal pores and thin bars. Apical horn stout, three-sided pyramidal, about as long as the shell. From the three edges of its base arise three prominent straight radial ribs, which are prolonged into three large divergent feet, of equal size and the same form as the horn.

Shell 0.1 diameter, horn and feet 0.12.

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


Tripocalpis plectaniscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-3-2021

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