CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pterocorys pipetta Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> P -> Pterocorys -> Pterocorys pipetta
Other pages this level: P. amblycephalis, P. aquila, P. bicornis, P. campanula, P. campanula variabilis, P. columba, P. conica, P. diplotriaena, P. gamphonyxos, P. hirundo, P. irregularis, P. korotnevi, P. longicollis, P. longicornis, P. macroptera, P. melitta, P. pipetta, P. prismatica, P. rhinoceros, P. schewiakovi, P. splendens, P. splendens albatrossensis, P. theoconus, P. tricornis, P. tubulosa

Pterocorys pipetta

Citation: Pterocorys pipetta Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM52
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.1320

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell thin-walled, smooth, with two slight strictures. Length of the three joints = 1: 6: 3, breadth = 1: 3: 1. Cephalis ovate, with a conical horn of twice the length. Thorax ovate, in the middle zone with three conical wings of the same length, curved slightly downwards (like those of Pterocorys columba, Pl. 71, fig. 2). Abdomen constricted into a cylindrical tube half as long as the thorax, with narrow mouth. Pores subregular, circular.

Size: Length of the three joints, a 0.02, b 0.12, c 0.06; breadth, a 0.02, b 0.06, c 0.02.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Pterocorys pipetta under the subgeneric name Pterosyringium, 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


Pterocorys pipetta compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 13-4-2021

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