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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Zonodiscus saturnalis Haeckel 1887

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Zonodiscus saturnalis

Citation: Zonodiscus saturnalis Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.412
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM191
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Disk with smooth surface, without radial spines. Pores regular, circular, fifteen to sixteen on the radius of the disk, in its distal half arranged in fifty to sixty radial series, which are separated by prominent radial crests or ribs. The crests are prolonged into the proximal half of the thin solid equatorial girdle, which is one-third as broad as the radius of the disk.

Diameter of the disk 0.25, of the pores 0.05.

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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