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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Carpocanium palmipes Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Carpocanium -> Carpocanium palmipes
Other pages this level: << < C. cylindricum, C. dactylus, C. diadema, C. enneaphyllum, C. ensigerum, C. gemmula, C. hexagonale, C. irregulare, C. kinugasense, C. laeve, C. lanceolatum, C. macropterum, C. microdon, C. nigriniae, C. pachydermicum, C. palmipes, C. peristomium, C. petalospyris, C. praecursorum, C. prosperinae [nomen nudum], C. pulchrum, C. rubyae, C. trepanium, C. uburex, C. verecundum, C. virgineum

Carpocanium palmipes

Citation: Carpocanium palmipes Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1283
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Carpocaniidae
Family (modern): Carpocaniidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell ovate, very thick-walled, smooth. Lower half of the subspherical cephalis hidden in the summit of the thorax, upper half free, with few small pores. Length of the two joints = 3: 10, breadth = 3: l0. Thorax foveolate, with oblong dimples, each of which encloses a small, circular, double-contoured pore, half as broad as the bars. Mouth little constricted, nearly as broad as the thorax. Peristome prolonged into a solid, cylindrical tube, nearly as long and as broad as the shell; the upper half of the tube is solid, the lower divided into from twelve to fifteen vertical, lamellar, pointed feet.

Cephalis 0.03 long, 0.03 broad; thorax 0.1 long, 0.1 broad.




Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Carpocanium palmipes under the subgeneric name Carpocanobium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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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