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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lophophaena circumtexta Haeckel 1887

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Lophophaena circumtexta

Citation: Lophophaena circumtexta Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1304
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Lophophaenidae

Current identification/main database link: Lophophaenoma circumtexta Haeckel 1887

Original Description

Shell with slight collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 4: 5, breadth = 4: 5. Cephalis subglobular, with numerous conical, radial spines, about as long as its diameter, and at equal distances from the surface, connected by anastomosing branches. Thorax nearly cylindrical, smooth, little dilated towards the truncate, wide open mouth. Pores subregular, circular.

Cephalis 40µm long, 40µm broad; thorax 50µm long, 50µm broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Lophophaena circumtexta under the subgeneric name Lophophaenoma, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
Equivalent to Lophophaena radians var, Ehrenberg, 1875, pl.8, figs.7-8 only
Stratigraphic information for LM 21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287]


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

Riedel, W. R. (1959a). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


Lophophaena circumtexta compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-6-2024

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