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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Zygospyris quadrupes Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> Z -> Zygospyris -> Zygospyris quadrupes
Other pages this level: Z. brevispina, Z. demissa, Z. duplex, Z. equus, Z. quadrupes

Zygospyris quadrupes

Citation: Zygospyris quadrupes Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1055
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM191
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell nut-shaped, tuberculate, with deep sagittal stricture. Pores irregular roundish, on each side of the ring two pairs of larger pores. Apical horn conical, straight. Four feet equal, straight, divergent, conical, about as long as the shell and the horn.


Shell 80µm long, 110µm broad; horn and feet 100µm long.


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


Haeckel, E (1887a). 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 O


Zygospyris quadrupes compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-12-2022

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