CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tripospyris semantrum Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Tripospyris semantrum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.95, fig.3
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1027
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell thorax-shaped, thorny, with deep sagittal stricture and subcircular ring. Basal plate with four large collar pores (two smaller ovate jugular, and two larger pentagonal cardinal pores). Facial and occipital plates also each with two pairs of large annular pores; lateral sides with smaller irregular polygonal pores. Apical horn and the three feet slender, prismatic, divergent, longer than the shell.

Shell 0.07 long, 0.08 broad; horn and feet 0.11 to 0.13 long.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Tripospyris semantrum under the subgeneric name Tripospyrissa, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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

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