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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Theocyrtis turris Cleve 1900

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Other pages this level: T. aculeata, T. ampla, T. andriashevi, T. careotuberosa, T. diabloensis, T. hirta, T. macroceros, T. mugaicus, T. perpumila, T. perysinos, T. proserpinae, T. ptychodes, T. redondoensis, T. setanios, T. triapenna, T. trimembris, T. tuberosa, T. turris

Theocyrtis turris

Citation: Theocyrtis turris Cleve 1900
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.12
Type specimens: pl.4, fig.7
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Pterocorythidae
Family (modern): Pterocorythidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Length of the three joints 1:3:4, breadth 1:3:3. Pores of the thorax and abdomen of the same form and size. Cephalis small, hemispherical, with some scattered pores and a horn of the same length. Thorax conical; abdomen cylindrical. Pores rounded, or rather subhexagonal, broader than the bars, quincuncially arranged.

Length and breadth of the cephalis 10µm, of thorax 30µm. Abdomen 45µm long, 50µm broad.
Very rare.


Cleve, P. T. (1900a). Notes on some Atlantic plankton-organisms. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, Kongliga Svenska Stockholm. 34(1): 1-22. gs


Theocyrtis turris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-7-2024

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