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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Archicircus ovalis Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Archicircus -> Archicircus ovalis
Other pages this level: A. duodenus, A. ellipsis, A. hertwigii, A. hexacanthus, A. monopylus, A. monostephus, A. ovalis, A. primordialis, A. princeps, A. quadratus, A. rhombus, A. sexangularis, A. triglyphus

Archicircus ovalis

Citation: Archicircus ovalis Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.941
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM52
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Gate ovate. Ring elliptical, smooth, with three prominent, slightly distorted edges, without thorns; in the transverse section triangular.

Diameter of the gate 0.08 to 0.12; thickness of the ring 0.006 to 0.009.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Archicircus ovalis under the subgeneric name Monostephus, 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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Archicircus ovalis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-5-2024

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