radiolaria - rads_cat - Zygocircus triquetrus

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Zygocircus triquetrus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> Z -> Zygocircus -> Zygocircus triquetrus
Other pages this level: Z. acacia, Z. acanthophorus, Z. archicircus, Z. buetschli, Z. capulosus, Z. cimelium, Z. dodecanthus, Z. hexagonus, Z. longispinus, Z. pentagonus, Z. piscicaudatus, Z. polygonus, Z. productus, Z. productus abnormis, Z. productus tricarinatus, Z. rhombicus, Z. sagittalis, Z. tetragonus, Z. trigonus, Z. triquetrus

Zygocircus triquetrus

Citation: Zygocircus triquetrus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.947
Type specimens: pl.81, fig.3
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Stephaniidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Gate obliquely ovate. Ring obliquely hexagonal, with three sharp edges and three short conical spines on each of the six corners. Therefore each hexagonal edge bears six short radial spines of equal size.

Diameter of the gate 0.04 to 0.08; length of the spines 0.01 to 0.02.




Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes


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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs


Zygocircus triquetrus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-9-2022

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