CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cycladophora tetrapleura Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cycladophora -> Cycladophora tetrapleura
Other pages this level: << < C. nakasekoi, C. nonagona, C. ochotica, C. pantheon, C. pliocenica, C. pyramidalis, C. robusta, C. robusta [homonym], C. rosetta, C. sakaii, C. spatiosa, C. spinosa, C. stiligera, C. tabulata, C. teocalli, C. tetrapleura, C. urymensis

Cycladophora tetrapleura

Citation: Cycladophora tetrapleura Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM11
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.1376

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell very similar to the preceding species, but differing in the following characters: Ccphalis conical, with a horn of the same length. Thorax campanulate. Four ribs of the abdomen not parallel and vertical, but more or less divergent. Length of the three joints = 1: 2: 8, breadth = 1: 2: 4. Whole shell slender, pyramidal. Mouth square, four-lobed.

Size: Length of the three joints, a 0.03, b 0.06, c 0.24; breadth, a 0.03, b 0.06, c 0.12.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Cycladophora tetrapleura under the subgeneric name Lampterium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

See Cycladophora lantenra Haeckel, 1887a.[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


Cycladophora tetrapleura compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 12-5-2021

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