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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Artophaena hexapodiscus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Artophaena -> Artophaena hexapodiscus
Other pages this level: A. aerostatica, A. hexalatractus, A. hexapodiscus, A. senaria

Artophaena hexapodiscus

Citation: Artophaena hexapodiscus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1464
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell ovate, without external strictures, but with five internal annular septa. Length of the six joints = 1: 2: 3: 4: 3: 6. Cephalis hemispherical, with a stout conical horn of twice the length. The last joint is the broadest, inversely hemispherical. From the fourth and fifth joints arise six divergent ribs, which are prolonged over the fifth stricture into six triangular, divergent, fenestrated feet, about as long as the last joint. Pores in the upper half of the shell regular, circular, in the lower half irregular, roundish.

Length of the shell (with six joints) 0.2, breadth 0.12. Length of the single joints, a 0.015, b 0.025, c 0.03, d 0.04, e 0.03, f 0.06. [dimensions in mm]

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


Artophaena hexapodiscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-6-2024

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