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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Theocyrtis proserpinae Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> T -> Theocyrtis -> Theocyrtis proserpinae
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 proserpinae

Citation: Theocyrtis proserpinae Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : 1408

Current identification: Theocyrtis proserpinae

Original Description

Shell almost cylindrical, smooth. Length of the three joints = 3 : 6 : 9, breadth = 2 : 8 : 7. Cephalis subspherical, with a stout conical horn. Thorax campanulate. Abdomen cylindrical. Pores regular, circular, quincuncially disposed, double-edged in the thorax, and three to four times as large as in the cephalis and the abdomen.

Dimensions.—Length of the three joints, a 0.03, b 0.06, c 0.09; breadth, a 0.02, b 0.08, c 0.07. (mm)

Extra details from original publication
Habitat.—North Pacific, Stations 244 to 253, depth 2050 to 3125 fathoms.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


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