CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cannartus violina Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cannartus -> Cannartus violina
Other pages this level: C. biscottus, C. bitubulus, C. haeckelianus, C. laticonus, C. petterssoni, C. sp. C of Sakai (1980), C. sp. E of Sakai (1980), C. violina

Cannartus violina

Citation: Cannartus violina Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.39, fig.10-10a
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.358
Family (traditional): Coccodiscidae

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Current identification/main database link: Didymocyrtis violina (Haeckel) Sanfilippo and Riedel 1980

Original Description
Pores of the shell subregular, circular, twice to three times as broad as the bars; eighteen to twenty on the half meridian, fourteen to sixteen on the half equator. Shell-wall in the "tropical zone" of both halves thickened. Polar tubes nearly cylindrical, about as long as the main axis, distal ends broken off.

Main axis 140µm, equatorial axis 90µm; meshes 8µm, bars 3µm; length of the polar tubes 120µm, breadth 20 to 30µm.

Editors' Notes
[Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959b, p.287.
Haeckel includes a second figure, fig.10a, on pl.39, but does not mention it in the figure description.]


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

Riedel, W. R. (1959). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


Cannartus violina compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-1-2021

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