CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripodiscium sphaerocephalum Haeckel 1887

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

Tripodiscium sphaerocephalum

Citation: Tripodiscium sphaerocephalum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LL5
Type age (chronostrat): Late Jurassic, Mesozoic
Type specimens: pl.13, fig.1
Type repository: Palaeontologisches Staatsmuseum in München, Germany
Repository city: Munich
Described on page(s) : p.39

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Current identification:


Original Description
Grosse fast kugelrunde Gitterschaale, auf der die mittelgrossen Löcher in regelmässigen senkrechten Reihen gestellt sind, mit drei rundlichen ziemlich dicken, durch sehr kleine Löcher gegitterten Füssen.

Size: Shell height 204µm. sphere width 147µm.

Extra details from original publication
Distinguishing features: Die vorliegende Art hätte eigentlich wegen der gegitterten Füsse in die Haeckel'sche Gattung 503 Tridictyopus eingereiht werden müssen, da ihr aber das für diese Gattung characteristische Horn fehlt, ist sie vorläufig bei Tripodiscium belassen. Sie ist wa

Abundance: Not common.

Editors' Notes
Junior synonym of T. sphaerocephalum Haeckel, 1887a[comment from RadWorld database]

References:

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

Rüst, D (1898). Neue Beitrage zur Kenntniss der fossilen Radiolarien aus Gesteinen des Jura und der Kreide. Palaeontographica N. F.. 45: 1-68. gs


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