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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Heliodiscus furcatus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> H -> Heliodiscus -> Heliodrymus furcatus
Other pages this level: << < H. pentasteriscus, H. perplexus, H. pertusus, H. polymorphus, H. quadratus, H. saturnalis, H. saturnalis [junior homonym], H. saturnalis jh, H. siculus, H. solaster, H. sulcatus, H. trigonodon, H. trochiscus, H. tunicatus, H. zoroaster, H. furcatus, H. setosus

Heliodrymus furcatus

Citation: Heliodiscus furcatus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.451
Type age (chronostrat): Recent
Type locality: LM211
Type repository: No information given

Current identification: Heliodiscus furcatus

Original Description

Disk with smooth surface, four times as broad as the medullary shell. Pores irregular, roundish; ten to twelve on the radius. Marginal spines twenty to twenty-five, ,cylindrical, flexuose, forked, about as long as the radius of the disk; fork-branches irregular, of unequal size. Some smaller simple spines are scattered between the forked ones.

Diameter of the disk 0.15, of the medullary shell 0.04; length of the radial spines 0.07 to 0.09, breadth 0.01.

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

[Heliocladus furcatus] (Haeckel) in Haeckel, 1887a would be a juior homonym of Heliocladus furcatus Haeckel, 1879.[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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Heliodrymus furcatus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 16-6-2024

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