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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Archipilium orthopterum Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Archipilium -> Archipilium orthopterum
Other pages this level: A. cyrtopterum, A. eburneforme, A. orthopterum, A. quasimacropum, A. sigmopterum, A. tanorium

Archipilium orthopterum

Citation: Archipilium orthopterum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1139
Type specimens: pl.98, fig.7
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM28
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell ovate, smooth, nearly cylindrical, scarcely broader than the truncate, widely open mouth. Pores numerous, irregular, roundish, of very different sizes. Three lateral wings arising from the middle zone, twice as long as the shell, straight, divergent, stout, cylindrical, longitudinally striped.


Shell 0.08 long, 0.06 broad; wings 0.15 long.


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes


Chen, M., Zhang, Q., Zhang, L. & Liu, L. (2017). Radiolaria in the Sediments from the Northwest Pacific and its marginal seas. . 1-279. gs

Haeckel, E (1887a). 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


Archipilium orthopterum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-1-2023

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