CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripocyrtis tripodiscus Haeckel 1887

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Tripocyrtis tripodiscus

Citation: Tripocyrtis tripodiscus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1202
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cephalis subspherical, with small, polygonal pores and a large, arborescent, vertical horn of thrice the length, bearing numerous ramified branches. Thorax with three straight, widely divergent ribs, of the same length as the horn, connected by a delicate, arachnoidal framework with irregular, polygonal meshes.

Cephalis 0.04 long, 05 [sic] broad; thorax 0.12 long, 0.18 broad.

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


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

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