CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Zonodiscus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> Z -> Zonodiscus
Other pages this level: Zealithapium, Zonarium, Zonidium, Zoniscus, Zonodiscus, Zygacantha, Zygartus, Zygocampe, Zygocircus, Zygospyris, Zygostephaniscus, Zygostephanium, Zygostephanus

Zonodiscus pressulus Moksyakova 1965

not figuredZonodiscus saturnalis Haeckel 1887

Zonodiscus

Citation: Zonodiscus Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Type species: Zonodiscus saturnalis Haeckel 1887 (monotypic)
Described on page(s) : 412

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Current identification:


Original Description
Cenodiscida with surrounding solid equatorial girdle on the margin of the lenticular disk, without radial spines.

The genus Zonodiscus differs from the preceding Cenodiscus only in the development of a solid siliceous girdle around the keen margin of the lenticular disk. This form can also be derived from Periphaena or Perizona by reduction and loss of the medullary shell. The same girdle formation returns not only in both these Phacodiscida (Pl. 32, fig. 7; Pl. 33, fig. 4), but also in the Porodiscid Perichlamydium.

Etymology: Greek zonodiscus = disk with girdle"

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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Zonodiscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-1-2021

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