CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripocyrtis plagoniscus Haeckel 1887

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Tripocyrtis plagoniscus

Citation: Tripocyrtis plagoniscus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.60, fig.10
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1201
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Sethoperidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cephalis subspherical, with large, roundish meshes and a stout, three-sided pyramidal, irregularly branched horn of twice the length. Thorax with a small number of large, irregular, polygonal meshes and three stout curved ribs about as long as the cephalic horn.

Cephalis 0.06 long, 0.07 broad; thorax 0.11 long, 0.16 broad.


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


Tripocyrtis plagoniscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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