CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cycladophora favosa Haeckel 1887

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Cycladophora favosa

Citation: Cycladophora favosa Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.62, figs.5,6
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1380
Family (traditional): Carpocaniidae
Family (modern): Carpocaniidae

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Current identification/main database link: Carpocanopsis favosa (Haeckel) Kruglivkova 1978

Original Description
Shell dome-shaped, without collar stricture, but with a deep lumbar stricture. Cephalis flat, cap-shaped, without horn, or with a rudimentary conical horn, with small circular pores. Length of the three joints = 1: 4: 3, breadth = 2: 5: 4. Thorax subspherical, rough, with regular, circular, hexagonally-framed pores. Abdomen truncate, conical, with eighteen to twenty-four prominent ribs; between every two ribs only two or three ovate pores occur. Mouth circular, with eighteen to twenty-four teeth. The shape of the abdomen is rather variable (figs. 5, (3).

Length of the three joints, a 20, b 80, c 60µm; breadth, a 40, b 90, c 70µm.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cycladophora favosa under the subgeneric name Cyclampterium, but did not include the subgeneric name 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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