CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Dicolocapsa microcephala Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> D -> Dicolocapsa -> Dicolocapsa microcephala
Other pages this level: D. acuta, D. elongata, D. megacephala, D. microcephala, D. piriformis, D. platycephala, D. pupoides, D. torinokoensis

Dicolocapsa microcephala

Citation: Dicolocapsa microcephala Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.57, fig.1
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1312
Family (traditional): Artostrobiidae
Family (modern): Artostrobiidae

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Original Description
Shell smooth, thin-walled, with distinct collar stricture. Cephalis small, subspherical, with small, crowded pores. Length of the two joints = 1: 3, breadth = 1: 3. Thorax also nearly spherical, three times as large as the cephalis, with small, irregularly scattered, circular pores, and much broader bars.

Cephalis 0.03 diameter, thorax 0.09 diameter.


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

Heitzer, I (1930a). Uber einige Radiolarienvorkommen in der Klippenzone der Karpathen. Zvlatni Otisk, Z Vestniku Statniho Geologickeho Ustavu, Ceskoslovenske Republiky Rocnik (Tiskem Statni Tiskarny v Praze) Praze. 6(2): 70-77. gs


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