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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethoconus facetus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethoconus -> Sethoconus facetus
Other pages this level: S. anthocyrtis, S. bimarginatus, S. conicus, S. crinitus, S. dogieli, S. facetus, S. galea, S. hexagonalis, S. hyalinus, S. lophophaena, S. martini, S. myxobrachia, S. orthoceras, S. parvus, S. pileus, S. rayianus, S. reschetnjakae, S. setosus, S. subtilis, S. venosus, S. virgultus, S. woodfordi, S. woodfordi advena

Sethoconus facetus

Citation: Sethoconus facetus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1296
Type specimens: pl.55, fig.1
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Theoperidae

Current identification/main database link: Conarachnium facetum (Haeckel) Takahashi 1991

Original Description

Cephalis small, hemispherical, with distinct collar septum, the same network as the thorax, and numerous bristle-shaped horns of the same length. Thorax wide, conical, about as long as broad, with slightly convex outlines; its network extremely delicate, with very small and numerous, regular, hexagonal pores, disposed in numerous divergent, longitudinal series, which are convoluted somewhat spirally around the shell axis. Surface covered with thin, scattered, bristle-shaped spines, about as long as the cephalis.

Cephalis 0.02 diameter, thorax 0.2 long, 0.22 broad.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Sethoconus facetus under the subgeneric name Phlebarachium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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


Sethoconus facetus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-11-2023

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