CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyphonium coscinoides Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyphonium -> Cyphonium coscinoides
Other pages this level: C. coscinoides, C. cribellum, C. diattus, C. ethmarium, C. hexagonium, C. mammarium, C. monozonium, C. trinacrium, C. virgineum

Cyphonium coscinoides

Citation: Cyphonium coscinoides Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.363
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell thin walled, with smooth surface; pores regular, hexagonal, three to four times as broad as the bars; five to six on the half meridian, eight to nine on the half equator of each chamber. Medullary shells both spherical. (The cortical shell of this species is nearly the same as that of Cyphanta colpodes, and as the middle part of the cortical shell of Panartus diploconus, Pl. 40, fig. 1.)

Main axis of the cortical shell 0.11, equatorial axis 0.06; greatest breadth of the chambers 0.08;

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Cyphonium coscinoides under the subgeneric name Ommatospyris, 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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Cyphonium coscinoides compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 5-3-2021

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