CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Carpocanistrum giganteum Haeckel 1887

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

Carpocanistrum giganteum

Citation: Carpocanistrum giganteum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1171
Family (traditional): Carpocaniidae
Family (modern): Carpocaniidae

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Original Description
Shell ovate, smooth, very thick-walled, one and a third times as long as broad. Pores very numerous and small, subregular circular, forty to fifty on the greatest breadth of the shell, of about the same breadth as the bars. Peristome small, constricted, scarcely one-fourth as broad as the shell, with twelve to fifteen short triangular vertical feet.

Shell 0.28 to 0.31 long, 0.21 to 0.23 broad; mouth 0.06 to 0.07 broad.

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


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

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