CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethamphora serrata Haeckel 1887

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

Sethamphora serrata

Citation: Sethamphora serrata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM54
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1251

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovate, spinulate, without external collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 6, breadth = 2: 4. Cephalis flat, cap-shaped, with small circular pores. Thorax ovate, truncate, with eighteen serrate longitudinal ribs, alternating with eighteen longitudinal rows of short and broad rather oblong pores (twenty to thirty pores in each row). Mouth strongly constricted, only one-fourth as broad as the thorax.

Size: Cephalis 0.02 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.12 long, 0.08 broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Sethamphora serrata under the subgeneric name Dictyoprona, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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


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