CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripocalpis triserrata Haeckel 1887

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

Tripocalpis triserrata

Citation: Tripocalpis triserrata 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.51, fig.6
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1137

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovate, nearly twice as long as broad. The three sides of the shell, between the three large ribs, are provided each with nine delicate parallel, longitudinal, slightly curved ribs, alternating with ten longitudinal rows of regular circular pores about as broad as the bars. Apical horn short and broad, three-sided pyramidal; from the three edges of its base there arise three wing-like serrate main ribs, which are prolonged into three short pyramidal terminal feet.

Size: Shell 0.12 long, 0.07 broad, horn and feet 0.01.


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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