CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripocalpis tricostata Haeckel 1887

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Other pages this level: T. cassidus, T. cortinaris, T. plectaniscus, T. simplex, T. tricostata, T. triserrata

Tripocalpis tricostata

Citation: Tripocalpis tricostata 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 ovate campanulate, one and a half times as long as broad, with regular circular pores, disposed in alternate longitudinal rows. Apical horn three-sided pyramidal, stout, half as long as the shell. In the middle of the shell there arise three wing-like lateral ribs, which are prolonged into three broad, slightly curved, divergent terminal feet.

Shell 0.12 long, 0.08 broad, horn and feet 0.06 to 0.08.

Etymology: Latin "costatus" (-a, -um) = ribbed

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

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