CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripospyris semantis Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Tripospyris semantis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM12
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.84, figs.2,3
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1026

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell subspherical, smooth, somewhat broader than long, with slight sagittal stricture and sub-circular parietal primary ring. Basal plate with two large semicircular cardinal pores. Facial and occipital plate each with two pairs of large annular pores and an odd large subapical pore; lateral sides with very numerous small roundish pores. Apical born and caudal foot club-shaped, half as long as the shell, angular, simple; the two pectoral feet somewhat longer, nearly vertical, and at the distal end with a small incision, nearly forked.

Size: Shell 0.1 long, 0.12 broad; horn and feet 0.05 to 0.07 long.

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

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