CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocircus furcatus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithocircus -> Lithocircus furcatus
Other pages this level: L. annularis, L. crambessa, L. decimalis, L. furcatus, L. haeckeli, L. hexablastus, L. magnificus, L. productus, L. quadricornis, L. rhombus, L. tarandus, L. truncatus, L. vinculatus

Lithocircus furcatus

Citation: Lithocircus furcatus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM13
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.945

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Current identification:


Original Description
Gate ovate. Ring ovate, with three sharp prominent edges. The two lateral edges are smooth. The median edge (in the sagittal plane) bears sixteen to twenty forked spines (commonly eight dorsal, eight ventral, and four basal). All the spines are of nearly equal size, slightly curved, and about half as long as the short sagittal axis of the ring.

Size: Diameter of the gate 0.08 to 0.12; length of the spines 0.03 to 0.04.

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

References:

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


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Lithocircus furcatus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-1-2021

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