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Tetraplecta pinigera Haeckel 1887
= Tetraplecta pinigera
not figuredTetraplecta quadricornis Haeckel 1887

not figuredTetraplecta tetrahedra Haeckel 1887

Tetraplecta xiphacantha Popofsky 1908


Citation: Tetraplecta Haeckel 1882
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Tetraplecta tetrahedra Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D104]
Described on page(s) : 424
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae

Current identification/main database link: Tetraplecta Haeckel 1881

Original Description

2b. Tribus: Tetraplectida. Skeleto viminali, aculeis quatuor ramosis composito, quorum rami coaliti vimentum laxum formant:
A. vimento regulari, latert pyramidis triangularis occupante cujus tres costas tres aculei formant, quarto.aculeo in apice culminante.
AI. vimento monocyrt. simil., cap. ap.

2b. Tribe: Tetraplectida. Skeleton of wickerwork, composed of four branched spines, the branches of which coalesce to form a loose wickerwork.
A.Wickerwork regular, occupying the sides of a triangular pyramid, the three ribs of which are formed by the three spines, with the fourth spine forming the apex.
AI. Wickerwork resembling a monocyrtid, cephalis open. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

From the Greek tetraplecta = hunting net with four beams"


Haeckel, E. (1882a). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs O


Tetraplecta compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-5-2024

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