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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Carpocanium gemmula Haeckel 1887

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Carpocanium gemmula

Citation: Carpocanium gemmula Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1282
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 subspherical, smooth, equal in length and breadth, with hemispherical vaulted cephalis. Length of the two joints = 2: 7, breadth = 4: 9. Pores small, regular, circular, twice as broad as the bars, in about twenty longitudinal rows. Mouth strongly constricted, only one-fourth as broad as the thorax. Peristome with nine conical feet, which are twice as long as the cephalis, curved, and so convergent that their distal ends come nearly in contact.


Cephalis 0.02 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.07 long, 0.09 broad.


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Carpocanium gemmula under the subgeneric name Carpocanidium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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


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