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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Heliodiscus cingillum Haeckel 1887

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Heliodiscus cingillum

Citation: Heliodiscus cingillum Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.448
Type specimens: pl.33, fig.7
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM31
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Disk with smooth surface, five times as broad as the medullary shell. Pores regular, circular; twelve to fourteen on the radius. Equatorial girdle about as broad as the medullary shell, in the proximal half radially striped, on the margin with twenty to twenty-four short, flat, triangular spines, which are shorter than the breadth of the girdle.

Diameter of the disk 0.25, of the medullary shell 0.05; length of the marginal spines 0.02, basal breadth 0.02.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Heliodiscus cingillum under the subgeneric name Heliodiscomma, 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


Heliodiscus cingillum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-6-2024

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