CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripospyris cortina Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Tripospyris -> Tripospyris cortina
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 cortina

Citation: Tripospyris cortina Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM25
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.95, fig.1
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1025

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovate, smooth, about as long as broad, with slight ovate sagittal stricture, and broad primary ring in its wall. Basal plate with two large kidney-shaped collar pores only (cardinal pores). Facial and occipital plates each with two pairs of large annular pores, and ten to twelve pairs of small lateral pores. Apical horn and the three basal feet of equal length, one and a half times as long as the shell, three-sided prismatic, straight, divergent.

Size: Shell 0.08 long, 0.09 broad; horn and feet 0.15 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Tripospyris cortina under the subgeneric name Tripospyrantha, 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 cortina compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-4-2021

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