CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cycladophora pantheon Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cycladophora -> Cycladophora pantheon
Other pages this level: << < 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 pantheon

Citation: Cycladophora pantheon Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.68, fig.3
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1379
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Lophocyrtiidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell dome-shaped, with slight collar and deep lumbar stricture. Length of the three joints = 1: 6: 5, breadth = 1: 7: 8. Cephalis small, with a conical horn of the same length. Thorax cupola-shaped, with large, regular, circular pores, and numerous pyramidal tubercles. Abdomen with twelve (sometimes eleven or thirteen) slender, divergent ribs, which are connected at equal distances by four to six horizontal rings, and so produce twelve longitudinal rows of large, regular, square meshes.

Length of the three joints, a 0.02, b 0.12, c 0.1; breadth, a 0.03, b 0.14, c 0.15.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cycladophora pantheon under the subgeneric name Cyclampterium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.


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

Riedel, W. R. (1959). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


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