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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Siphonosphaera polysiphonia Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Siphonosphaera -> Siphonosphaera polysiphonia
Other pages this level: << < S. macrosiphonia, S. magnisphaera, S. marginata, S. martensi, S. membranella, S. minima, S. minima laevigata, S. monotubulosa, S. pansiphonia, S. paradoxa, S. paraphoros, S. patinaria, S. pericyclis, S. pipetta, S. polypora, S. polysiphonia, S. preveriana, S. rariporata, S. schottii, S. serpula, S. socialis, S. socialis mazosphaeroides, S. socialis tubuliloba, S. squinaboli, S. tenera, S. trizardi, S. tubulosa, S. vesuvius

Siphonosphaera polysiphonia

Citation: Siphonosphaera polysiphonia Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.106
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Collosphaeridae
Family (modern): Collosphaeridae

Current identification/main database link: Siphonosphaera polysiphonia Haeckel 1887

Original Description

Shell a regular or subregular sphere, bearing twelve to sixteen circular pores in its half meridian. Nearly one half the pores simple, very small; the other half prolonged into short cylindrical tubules, half as long as broad, two to four times as broad as the pores and their intervals. This species is nearly related to the foregoing, which it represents in the western tropical part of the Atlantic, but differs constantly in the double size of the shell and the much larger number of the tubules.

Diameter of the shell 0.06 to 0.09, of the pores 0.002 to 0.004, of the tubules 0.01 to 0-.012; their length 0.006 to 0.008, surface. [dimensions in mm]

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Siphonosphaera polysiphonia under the subgeneric name Merosiphonia, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

"...the foregoing..." refers to S. socialis Haeckel, 1887a


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

Nigrini, C. A. (1967). Radiolaria in pelagic sediments from the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Bulletin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 11: 1-125. gs


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