CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cycladophora dodecapleura Haeckel 1887

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Cycladophora dodecapleura

Citation: Cycladophora dodecapleura Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1379
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Theopilidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell cupola-shaped, with two deep strictures. Length of the three joints = 2: 5: 6, breadth = 2: 7: 10. Cephalis hemispherical, with a conical horn of twice the length. Thorax subspherical, truncate at both poles, thorny, with regular, circular pores. Abdomen in the upper half with a coronal of twelve large ovate holes, separated by twelve divergent, slender ribs, in the lower half with curved, convergent prolongations of the twelve ribs, and numerous small, irregular, roundish pores.

Length of the three joints, a 0.015, b 0.05, c 0.06; breadth, a 0.02, 6 b 0.07, c 0.l.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Cycladophora dodecapleura under the subgeneric name Cyclampterium, 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


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