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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cantharospyris carabus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cantharospyris -> Cantharospyris carabus
Other pages this level: C. carabus, C. dospalosensis, C. macropodus, C. myxosomphos, C. platybursa, C. senaria, C. tuberculatus

Cantharospyris carabus

Citation: Cantharospyris carabus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1051
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell nut-shaped, with deep sagittal stricture and irregular roundish pores. Basal plate with six larger pores. Six feet of different sizes, cylindrical, curved; three primary feet (one caudal and two pectoral) about as long as the shell and twice as long as the three secondary feet.

Shell 80µm long, 120µm broad; feet 50 to 90µm long.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287


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

Riedel, W. R. (1959a). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


Cantharospyris carabus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 13-6-2024

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