CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethamphora dodecapleura Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethamphora -> Sethamphora dodecapleura
Other pages this level: S. costata, S. dodecapleura, S. enneapleura, S. favosa, S. hexapleura, S. microstoma, S. serrata

Sethamphora dodecapleura

Citation: Sethamphora dodecapleura Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1250
Family (traditional): Carpocaniidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell urceolate, smooth, with sharp collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 3: 9, breadth = 5: 9. Cephalis flat, cap-shaped, free, with twelve ribs, and very small pores between them. Thorax thick-walled, inflated, with subcylindrical cavity, and twelve prominent sharp ribs, alternating with twelve longitudinal rows of very small circular pores (eight pores in each row). Mouth constricted, half as broad as the thorax.

Cephalis 0.03 long, 0.05 broad; thorax 0.09 long, 0.09 broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Sethamphora dodecapleura under the subgeneric name Dictyoprona, 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


Sethamphora dodecapleura compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-5-2021

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