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Dystympanium dictyocha Haeckel 1887

not figuredDystympanium distephanus Haeckel 1887

not figuredDystympanium medusa Haeckel 1887


Citation: Dystympanium Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Type species: Dystympanium dictyocha Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D110]
Described on page(s) : 1006

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Original Description
Tympanida with two horizontal rings, connected by numerous (six to eight or more) divergent columellae. The upper mitral ring is smaller and latticed, the lower basal ring larger and open.

Etymology: From the Greek dystympanium = hideous drum"


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


Dystympanium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 29-11-2020

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