CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyphonium mammarium Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyphonium -> Cyphonium mammarium
Other pages this level: C. coscinoides, C. cribellum, C. diattus, C. ethmarium, C. hexagonium, C. mammarium, C. monozonium, C. trinacrium, C. virgineum

Cyphonium mammarium

Citation: Cyphonium mammarium Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM34
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.364

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Original Description
Cortical shell thick walled, with smooth surface (sometimes a little rough); pores irregular, roundish, twice to three times as broad as the bars; eleven to twelve on the half meridian of each chamber, sixteen to nineteen on its half equator. Internal medullary shell spherical, external lenticular compressed, sometimes both spherical or both compressed. (Resembles the internal cortical twin-shell of Cyphocolpus virginis, Pl. 40, fig. 11.)

Size: Main axis 0.14, equatorial axis 0.08, greatest breadth 0.09; pores 0.004 to 0.006, bars 0.002.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Cyphonium mammarium under the subgeneric name Ommatospyris, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[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


Cyphonium mammarium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-1-2021

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