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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Artocapsa octocamera Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Artocapsa -> Artocapsa octocamera
Other pages this level: A. armata, A. dunikowskyi, A. elegans, A. fusiformis, A. livermorensis, A. octocamera, A. quadricamera, A. spinosa

Artocapsa octocamera

Citation: Artocapsa octocamera Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1520
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type locality: LM34
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell subcylindrical, smooth, with seven internal annular septa. Five joints (the third to the seventh) are nearly equal in size, while the second and eighth are cupola-shaped, somewhat longer. The cephalis is smaller, with a conical horn of the same length. The last joint bears a bunch of divergent, conical spines, of different lengths. Pores small, regular, circular.


Length of the shell (with eight joints) 0.16, breadth 0.08. Length of the cephalis 0.016, second and eighth joints 0.033, each of the five other joints 0.022.


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


Artocapsa octocamera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-1-2023

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