CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cryptoprora ornata Ehrenberg 1873

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cryptoprora -> Cryptoprora ornata
Other pages this level: C. constricta, C. fundicola [nomen nudum], C. ornata, C. plutonis, C. polyptera, C. tumida [nomen nudum]

Cryptoprora ornata

Citation: Cryptoprora ornata Ehrenberg 1873
Rank: species
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.222
Family (traditional): Pterocorythidae
Family (modern): Pterocorythidae

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Current identification/main database link: Cryptocarpium ornatum (Ehrenberg 1873)

Original Description
[First segment campanulate (including the cephalis without stricture ?). Second segment, separated by a slight stricture, a porous membrane passing into numerous, contiguous, truncate laminae. Pores separated, in quincuncial rows. Total length 72 µ, of the first segment 37 µ. Approximately 5 pores in 23 µ.

Related to C. polypterae from Zanzibar, but a different form with appendages hidden by a porous membrane. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Latin ornatus -a -um = gorgeous


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1873a). Grössere Felsproben des Polycystinen-Mergels von Barbados mit weiteren Erläuterungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1873: 213-263. gs

Ehrenberg, C. G. (1876). Forsetzung der Mikrogeologischen Studien als Gesammt Ubersicht der mikroskopischen Palaontologie gleichartig analysierter Gebiegsarten der Erde, mit specieller Rucksicht aus den Polycystinen Mergel von Barbados. Abhandlungen der Koniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Kl. 1875: 1-226. gs


Cryptoprora ornata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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