CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripospyris capitata Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Tripospyris -> Tripospyris capitata
Other pages this level: T. angulata, T. bicornis, T. biloculata, T. byzantina, T. capellinii, T. capitata, T. conifera, T. cortina, T. cortiniscus, T. crassipes, T. diadema, T. diomma, T. dubia, T. eucolpos, T. furcata, T. galea, T. hexomma, T. karakumensis, T. mutinensis, T. sacramentoensis, T. semantidium, T. semantis, T. semantrum, T. tessaromma, T. triplecta, T. brevipes

Tripospyris capitata

Citation: Tripospyris capitata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM19
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.84, fig.1
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1028

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell subspherical, spiny, with slight sagittal stricture and ovate internal ring. Basal plate with four large collar pores. Facial plate with three pairs and occipital plate with two pairs of large roundish annular pores; lateral lattice with smaller irregular pores. Apical horn and the three feet subcylindrical, about half as long as the shell, straight, divergent, with a spherical, spinulate knob at the distal end.

Size: Shell 0.09 long, 0.1 broad; horn and feet 0.05 to 0.06 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Tripospyris capitata under the subgeneric name Tripospyrissa, 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


Tripospyris capitata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-4-2021

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