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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cannartus biscottus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cannartus -> Cannartus biscottus
Other pages this level: C. biscottus, C. bitubulus, C. haeckelianus, C. laticonus, C. petterssoni, C. sp. C of Sakai (1980), C. sp. E of Sakai (1980), C. violina

Cannartus biscottus

Citation: Cannartus biscottus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.359
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM54
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Pores of the shell irregular, roundish, twice to three times as broad as the bars; ten to twelve on the half meridian, six to eight on the half equator. Polar tubes conical, shorter than the main axis, with closed apex. (Similar to Cannartidium bicinctum, Pl. 39, fig. 18, but without enclosed medullary shell.)

Main axis 0.11, equatorial axis 0.07; meshes 0.005 to 0.01, bars 0.003; length of the polar tubes 0.08, breadth on the base 0.03.

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


Cannartus biscottus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-6-2024

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