CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripospyris cortiniscus Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Tripospyris cortiniscus 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.6, 6a
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1026

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovate, smooth, one and a third times as long as broad, with sharp ovate sagittal stricture and broad primary ring. Basal plate with two large cardinal pores only. Occipital plate with two pairs of very large pores; facial plate and lateral sides with numerous smaller irregular roundish pores. Apical horn small, conical, curved, half as long as the three basal feet, which are club-shaped and three-edged, with thinner bases and half as long as the shell, strongly divergent.

Size: Shell 0.12 long, 0.09 broad; horn 0.03 long, feet 0.06 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Tripospyris cortiniscus 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 cortiniscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-4-2021

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