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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Heliodiscus glyphodon Haeckel 1887

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Heliodiscus glyphodon

Citation: Heliodiscus glyphodon Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.446
Type specimens: pl.35, fig.2
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type locality: LM13
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Disk with smooth surface, four times as broad as the medullary shell. Pores subregular, circular; seven to eight on the radius. Marginal spines ten to twelve, equilateral triangular, flat, deeply furrowed, twice as long as broad, and as long as the radius of the disk.

Diameter of the disk 0.14, of the medullary shell 0.035; length of the radial spines 0.07, basal breadth 0.035.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Heliodiscus glyphodon under the subgeneric name Heliodiscetta, 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 glyphodon compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-6-2024

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