CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripodiscium ovatum Haeckel 1887

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

Tripodiscium ovatum

Citation: Tripodiscium ovatum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM25
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, rough, nearly as broad as long. Pores regular circular, double-contoured, twice as broad as the bars. Mouth constricted, one-third as broad as the shell, with three convergent short triangular feet.

Size: Shell 0.1 long, 0.09 broad; feet 0.02 long.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Tripodiscium ovatum 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 ovatum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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