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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cypassis puella Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cypassis -> Cypassis puella
Other pages this level: C. cingulata, C. eucolpos, C. halicora, C. irregularis, C. palliata, C. puella

Cypassis puella

Citation: Cypassis puella Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.367
Type specimens: pl.89, fig.13
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Coccodiscidae
Family (modern): Coccodiscidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Internal cortical shell thin walled, with irregular, circular pores of very different size, once to four times as broad as the bars; fourteen to fifteen on the half meridian of each chamber, eighteen to twenty on its half equator. Outer cortical shell thin walled, with irregular, circular pores, only one-third to one-half as large as those of the inner. Distance between the two shells equals the largest diameter of the double lenticular medullary shell. Surface of both cortical shells covered with short conical spines (not longer than the largest pores).

Main axis of the external cortical shell 0.2, of the internal 0.15, of the central capsule 0.1; greatest breadth of the first 0.14, of the second 0.1, of the third 0.07; pores of the outer shell 0.001 to 0.005, of the inner 0.002 to 0.01, bars 0.002 to 0.003; length of the surface spines 0.005 to 0.01.




Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cypassis puella under the subgeneric name Didymocyrtis, 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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs


Cypassis puella compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-11-2022

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