CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Coscinomma macrosiphon Haeckel 1887

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Coscinomma macrosiphon

Citation: Coscinomma macrosiphon 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, without hexagonal frames, of the same breadth as the bars, prolonged the outside of the shell into a long, cylindrical tube, half as long as the radius (eight to nine pores on the radius); between them bristle-shaped, at the base conical, radial spines of double length.

Diameter of the shell 0.16, pores and bars 0.008; length of the spines 0.08, of the tubes 0.04.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Coscinomma macrosiphon under the subgeneric name Coscinommidium, 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 macrosiphon compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-6-2021

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