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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyphanta colpodes Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyphantella -> Cyphanta colpodes
Other pages this level: C. arachnoides, C. circopora, C. colpodes, C. hispida, C. hystrix

Cyphanta colpodes

Citation: Cyphanta colpodes Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.361
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type locality: LM34
Type repository: No information given

Current identification: Cyphantella colpodes

Original Description

Cortical shell thin walled, with smooth surface; its pores regular, hexagonal, three to four times as broad as the bars; ten to twelve on the half meridian, seven to eight on the half equator. Medullary shell spherical, its diameter one-third of the equatorial axis of the cortical shell. (The cortical shell of this species is nearly identical with the central half of the cortical shell of Panartus diploconus, P1. 40, fig 1.)


Main axis of the cortical shell 0.12, equatorial axis 0.07; meshes 0.013, bars 0.003; diameter of the medullary shell 0.025.


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Cyphanta colpodes under the subgeneric name Cyphantella, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


Haeckel, E (1887a). 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 O


Cyphanta colpodes compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-12-2022

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