CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Crucidiscus cruciatus Haeckel 1887

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Crucidiscus cruciatus

Citation: Crucidiscus cruciatus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM311
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.416

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Current identification:

Original Description
Disk with smooth surface and broad dentate margin. Pores regular, circular; eleven to twelve on the radius. Four crossed spines pyramidal, sulcated, about as long as the radius of the disk, as broad at their base as the radiated margin, which bears fifty to sixty triangular pointed teeth of irregular size. (Similar to Sethostaurus cruciatus, Pl. 31, fig. 5, but without internal axial rods and medullary shell.)

Size: Diameter of the disk 0.2, of the pores 0.007; length of the spines 0.1, basal breadth 0.02.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Crucidiscus cruciatus under the subgeneric name Staurexodiscus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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


Crucidiscus cruciatus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-2-2021

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