CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripodictya triacantha Haeckel 1887

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Tripodictya triacantha

Citation: Tripodictya triacantha Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM17
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary, though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.42, fig.7
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.505

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Current identification:

Original Description
A11 rings of the disk concentric, circular, of the same breadth, connected by very numerous irregular radial beams, the number of which increases towards the periphery. Pores irregular, roundish, two on the breadth of each ring. Three marginal spines spindle-shaped, as long as the radius of the disk, and in the middle part as broad as one ring.

Size: Diameter of the disk (with eight rings) 200µm; breadth of each ring 12µm; pores 4µm.


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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