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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Siphonosphaera conifera Haeckel 1887

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Siphonosphaera conifera

Citation: Siphonosphaera conifera Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.106
Type specimens: pl.6, fig.9
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Collosphaeridae
Family (modern): Collosphaeridae

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell subspherical, everywhere occupied by irregular conical tubules, the length of which nearly reaches the shell radius. Inner aperture of the cones two to three times as large as the outer. Four to five tubules in the half meridian of the shell. Distances between the bases of the cones small and irregular.

Diameter of the shell 0.06 to 0.08, length of the tubules 0.03 to 0.04; inner aperture of the cones 0.01 to 0.02, outer aperture 0.008 to 0.01. [dimensions in mm]

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Siphonosphaera conifera under the subgeneric name Holosiphonia, 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


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