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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Eucyrtidium ficus Ehrenberg 1873

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Eucyrtidium ficus

Citation: Eucyrtidium ficus Ehrenberg 1873
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.228
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Theocotylidae

Current identification:

Original Description

[2-segmented, very broadly dilated, smooth; cephalis campanulate, strongly dilated at the base, poreless, with a long, strong frontal spine. Second segment very widely dilated, globose-campanulate, posteriorly constricted toward a large aperture, with dense pores in longitudinal lines, the pores in the posterior part a little smaller. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Length without horn 185µm, horn 47µm, cephalis 31µm, second segment 113µm. Width of the second segment 185µm, of the aperture 113µm. Approx. 2 pores in 23µm.

Latin ficus -i = fig (a fruit of ficus)

Editors' Notes
[New name Theocotyle ficus Riedel and Sanfilippo, 1970, Theocotylissa ficus (Ehrenberg) in Sanfilippo and Riedel, 1982]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1874b). Grössere Felsproben des Polycystinen-Mergels von Barbados mit weiteren Erläuterungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1873: 213-263. gs V O

Sanfilippo, A. & Riedel, W. R. (1982). Revision of the radiolarian genera Theocotyle, Theocotylissa and Thyrsocyrtis. Micropaleontology. 28(2): 170-188. gs


Eucyrtidium ficus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-3-2023

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