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Cymaetron sinolampas Caulet 1991
= Cymaetron sinolampas


Citation: Cymaetron Caulet 1991
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Cymaetron sinolampas Caulet 1991 (monotypic)
Described on page(s) : 536
Family (traditional): Theoperidae

Current identification/main database link: Cymaetron Caulet 1991

Original Description

The two-segmented shell with a sinuous outline. Cephalis small with a robust internal cephalis structure. Apical spine extending outward as a strong rough apical horn. Vertical spine extruding as a small thorn. Dorsal and lateral spines prolonged as ribs on the upper part of the thorax. Thorax constricted in false segments. Opening wide open.

From the Greek kyma = wave, and etron = abdomen.


Caulet, J. (1991). Radiolarians from the Kerguelen Plateau, Leg 119. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results. 119: 513-546. gs


Cymaetron compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-6-2024

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