radiolaria - rads_cat - Clathrocyclas coscinodiscus

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Clathrocyclas coscinodiscus Haeckel 1887

This page provides data from the catalog of type descriptions. The catalog is sorted alphabetically. Use the current identification link to go back to the main database.

Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Clathrocyclas -> Clathrocyclas coscinodiscus
Other pages this level: C. alcmenae, C. aurelia, C. australis, C. basilea, C. cabrilloensis, C. cassiopeiae, C. collaris, C. coscinodiscus, C. danaes, C. diceros, C. europae, C. humerus, C. jonis, C. latonae, C. lipmanae, C. pirum, C. principessa, C. semeles, C. transitiva, C. universa, C. universa amplaspina, C. universa cylindrica, C. universa grandis, C. universa grandis [pri. jun. hom], C. universa kranimorphos, C. universa longispina, C. universa nova, C. universa subadvena, C. universa undella, C. universa universa

Clathrocyclas coscinodiscus

Citation: Clathrocyclas coscinodiscus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1389
Type specimens: pl.58, fig.3, fig.4
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 flatly campanulate, with two distinct strictures. Length of the three joints = 1: 5: 2, breadth = 1: 8: 10. Cephalis hemispherical, with two divergent, pyramidal horns of the same length. Thorax with concave outline, with numerous hexagonal pores, gradually increasing in size towards the girdle, except the outermost row (inside the girdle), which is composed of very small, square pores. Abdomen (outside the girdle) with three rows of pores; first with small, second with median, third with


Length of the three joints, a 0.02, b 0.1, c 0.03; breadth, a 0.025, b 0.16, c 0.2.


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Clathrocyclas coscinodiscus under the subgeneric name Clathrocycloma, 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


Clathrocyclas coscinodiscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-12-2022

Taxon Search:
Advanced Search

Short stable page link: Go to to create a permanent copy of this page - citation notes

Comments (0)

No comments yet on this page. Please do add comments if you spot any problems, or have information to share

Add Comment

* Required information
Captcha Image
Powered by Commentics