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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Anthocyrtoma alterna Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Anthocyrtoma -> Anthocyrtoma alterna
Other pages this level: A. alterna, A. ardeola, A. frizzelli

Anthocyrtoma alterna

Citation: Anthocyrtoma alterna Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1268
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): not-known
Family (modern): Nassellaria

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell pear-shaped, smooth, with distinct collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 5, breadth = 1: 6. Cephalis hemispherical, with a slender conical horn of twice the length. Abdomen inflated, subglobular, with regular, circular, hexagonally framed pores, three times as broad as the narrow, constricted mouth. Six feet conical, smooth, somewhat divergent, alternating, of different sizes; the three larger (perradial) half as long as the shell, and twice as long as the three smaller (interradial). (Similar to Anthocyrtis ventricosa)

Cephalis 0.03 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.15 long, 0.18 broad.




Extra details from original publication

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


Anthocyrtoma alterna compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-9-2022

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