CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cycladophora nonagona Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cycladophora -> Cycladophora nonagona
Other pages this level: << < C. cosma cosma, C. cosma irregularis, C. davisiana, C. discoides, C. dodecapleura, C. enneapleura, C. erinaceus, C. favosa, C. fenestrata, C. funakawai, C. gigas, C. goetheana, C. hexapleura, C. lanterna, C. nakasekoi, C. nonagona, C. ochotica, C. pantheon, C. pliocenica, C. pyramidalis, C. robusta, C. robusta [homonym], C. rosetta, C. sakaii, C. spatiosa, C. spinosa, C. stiligera, C. tabulata, C. teocalli, C. tetrapleura, C. urymensis

Cycladophora nonagona

Citation: Cycladophora nonagona Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1378
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Theopilidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell spiny, with two distinct strictures. Length of the three joints = 3: 10: 7, breadth = 2: 9: 8. Cephalis pear-shaped, with a stout pyramidal horn of the same length. Thorax pear-shaped, with regular, circular pores, and conical horns, increasing in size towards the base. Abdomen truncate, pyramidal, with nine straight, spinulate ribs, and nine even faces between them, with irregular, roundish pores. Mouth nonagonal.

—Length of the three joints, a 0.06, b 0.2, c 0.14; breadth, a 0.05, b 0.18, c 0.16.

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


Cycladophora nonagona compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-4-2021

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