CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Coscinomma endosiphon Haeckel 1887

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Coscinomma endosiphon

Citation: Coscinomma endosiphon Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.223
Family (traditional): Actinommidae
Family (modern): Astrosphaeridae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Pores regular, circular, hexagonally framed, twice as broad as the bars (fourteen to sixteen on the radius), prolonged on the inside of the shell into a short truncated cylindrical tube. In each hexagon-corner arises a thin, bristle-shaped, radial spine with pyramidal base, half as long as the radius, twice as long as the tube.

Diameter of the shell 0.25, pores 0.012, bars 0.006; length of the spines 0.066, of the tubes 0.03.

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


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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Coscinomma endosiphon compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-6-2021

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