CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripospyris diomma Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Tripospyris diomma Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM49
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.84, fig.5
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1026

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell thorax-shaped, smooth, twice as broad as long, with deep sagittal stricture, two vaulted ovate bosoms and smaller ovate internal primary ring. Basal plate with two large ovate cardinal pores. Facial plate with three pairs, occipital plate with four pairs of large annular pores; the other lattice-work loose, with small and numerous irregular polygonal pores. Apical horn and caudal feet slender and thin, curved, shorter than half the shell; two pectoral feet also small, widely divergent, more or less curved, deeply forked.

Size: Shell 0.1 long, 0.16 broad; horn and feet 0.2 to 0.25 long.

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

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