CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Carpocanistrum acephalum Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Carpocanistrum -> Carpocanistrum acephalum
Other pages this level: C. acephalum, C. acutidentatum, C. azyx, C. brevispina, C. evacuatum, C. flosculum, C. giganteum, C. novenum

Carpocanistrum acephalum

Citation: Carpocanistrum acephalum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM11
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.52, fig.10
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1171

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Current identification/main database link: Carpocanistrum acephalum Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Shell ovate, smooth, thin-walled, one and a fifth times as long as broad. Pores subregular circular, twice as broad as the bars, sixteen to twenty on the greatest breadth of the shell. Peristome slightly constricted, with fifteen to eighteen slender, slightly bent, nearly vertical, and parallel feet, which are half as long as the shell.

Size: Shell 0.12 long, 0.1 broad; mouth 0.07 broad.

Editors' Notes
In figure caption for cephalum read acephalum[comment from RadWorld database]


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


Carpocanistrum acephalum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-1-2021

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