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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cromyodrymus abietinus Haeckel 1887

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Cromyodrymus abietinus

Citation: Cromyodrymus abietinus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.265
Type specimens: pl.30, fig.6
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Litheliidae
Family (modern): Larnacillidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Radial proportion of the four shells = 1: 2: 5: 11. All four shells with irregular, roundish pores, twice to four times as broad as the bars. Radial proportion of the pores in the four shells = 9: 3: 2:1. Radial spines eighty to one hundred and twenty, about as long as the radius, branched like a pine tree, with six to twelve ramified branches.

Diameter of the four shells - (A)0.22, (B) 0.1, (C) 0.04, (D) 0.02; length of the spines 0.12, breadth 0.006. [dimensions in mm]

Editors' Notes
see Spongodrymus abietinus Haeckel, 1887a


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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


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