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Trypanosphaera brachysiphon Cleve 1900

Trypanosphaera coronata Haeckel 1887

not figuredTrypanosphaera dentata Haeckel 1887

not figuredTrypanosphaera terebrata Haeckel 1887

Trypanosphaera transformata Haeckel 1887

Trypanosphaera trepanata Haeckel 1887
= Acrosphaera trepanata


Citation: Trypanosphaera Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Type species: Trypanosphaera trepanata Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D52]
Described on page(s) : 109
Family (traditional): Collosphaeridae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Collosphærida with simple shells, the pores of which are prolonged into external simple radial tubuli with solid walls; outer mouth of each tubulus armed with a coronal of spines.

Etymology: Greek trypanosphaera = auger-sphere"

Extra details from original publication
The genus Trypanosphæra is intermediate between Siphonosphæra and Choenicosphæra, agreeing with the former in the tubular prolongation of the pores, with the latter in the possession of a coronal of teeth on their outer opening. [1041:109]
Sub-genera described:


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


Trypanosphaera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2021

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