CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripodiscium clavatum Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Tripodiscium -> Tripodiscium clavatum
Other pages this level: T. clavatum, T. furcatum, T. globosum, T. ovatum, T. ramosum, T. sphaerocephalum, T. tristylospyris

Tripodiscium clavatum

Citation: Tripodiscium clavatum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM54
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1143

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovate, smooth, one and a half times as long as broad. Pores irregular roundish, of different sizes. Mouth constricted, two-thirds as broad as the shell, with three divergent, straight club-shaped feet, nearly as long as the shell.

Size: Shell 0.12 long, 0.08 broad; feet 0.1 long.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Tripodiscium clavatum under the subgeneric name Tripodiscinus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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


Tripodiscium clavatum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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