CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripocyrtis plectaniscus Haeckel 1887

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Tripocyrtis plectaniscus

Citation: Tripocyrtis plectaniscus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.60, fig.9
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1202
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Sethoperidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cephalis subspherical, with small roundish pores, and a stout, three-sided pyramidal, denticulate horn of the same length. Thorax with three little divergent and curved ribs, twice as long as the horn, in the upper half with smaller, in the lower half with larger, polygonal, irregular meshes.

Cephalis 0.05 long, 0.06 broad; thorax 0.1 long, 0.12 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 plectaniscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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