CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Carpocanistrum flosculum Haeckel 1887

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

Carpocanistrum flosculum

Citation: Carpocanistrum flosculum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.52, fig.9
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1171
Family (traditional): Carpocaniidae
Family (modern): Carpocaniidae

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Current identification/main database link: Carpocanistrum flosculum Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Shell campanulate, rough, thick-walled, of equal breadth and length. Pores regular circular, of the same breadth as the bars, twelve to fifteen on the greatest breadth of the shell. Peristome slightly constricted, with twelve elegant lanceolate, nearly vertical, a little convergent feet.

Shell 0.07 long, 0.07 broad; mouth 0.05 broad.


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

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