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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Heliodiscus pertusus Haeckel 1887

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Other pages this level: << < H. cingillium brevispina, H. cingillum, H. cingillum brevispina, H. echiniscus, H. glyphodon, H. grottensis, H. heliasteriscus, H. hexasteriscus, H. inca, H. lentis, H. linckiaformis, H. marginatus, H. ninae, H. pentasteriscus, H. perplexus, H. pertusus, H. polymorphus, H. quadratus, H. saturnalis, H. saturnalis [junior homonym], H. saturnalis jh, H. siculus, H. solaster, H. sulcatus, H. trigonodon, H. trochiscus, H. tunicatus, H. zoroaster, H. furcatus, H. setosus

Heliodiscus pertusus

Citation: Heliodiscus pertusus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.448
Type specimens: pl.35, fig.1
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]; [Quaternary]
Type locality: LM11; LM12; LM133; LM134
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Disk with spiny surface, three times as broad as the medullary shell. Pores irregular, circular, hexagonally framed; eight to ten on the radius. Marginal spines ten to thirty, very variable in size and disposition; commonly eight to twelve larger spines, which are pyramidal, about as long as the radius of the disk, and perforated by two to four irregular, longish pores. Between these fenestrated large spines are commonly ten to twenty smaller conical spines, gradually passing into those of the surface.

Diameter of the disk 0.13 to 0.16, of the medullary shell 0.04 to 0.05; length of the marginal spines 0.04 to 0.08, basal breadth 0.01 to 0.015.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Heliodiscus pertusus under the subgeneric name Heliodiscilla, 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 pertusus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2024

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