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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Artiscus facetus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Artiscus -> Artiscus facetus
Other pages this level: A. elegans, A. facetus, A. hystrix, A. nodosus, A. panarius, A. paniculus, A. paniscus

Artiscus facetus

Citation: Artiscus facetus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.355
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM19
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Pores of the shell regular, circular, with prominent hexagonal frame, twice as broad as the bars; twenty-two to twenty-four pores of the half meridian, fourteen to fifteen on the half equator. Surface a little thorny. (The shell of this species exhibits nearly the same formation as that of Cyphonium virgineum, Pl.39, fig.12, but without enclosed medullary shells.)

Main axis of the shell 0.15, equatorial axis 0.09; meshes 0.01, bars 0.005.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Artiscus facetus under the subgeneric name Artiscium, 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


Artiscus facetus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 16-6-2024

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