Citation: Cyphonium virgineum Haeckel 1887Rank: speciesDescribed on page(s) : p.363Type specimens: pl.39, figs.12,12aType repository: No information givenFamily (traditional): CoccodiscidaeFamily (modern): Coccodiscidae
Original Description Cortical shell thick walled, with smooth surface (sometimes a little rough with very small thorns); pores subregular, circular, with hexagonal elevated frames, about as broad as the bars; ten to twelve on the half meridian, sixteen to eighteen on the half equator of each chamber. Medullary shells (fig. 12a) both spherical. (Sometimes, as in the figured specimen, the shell is somewhat irregular, an individual abnormality.)
Main axis of the cortical shell 0.13 to 0.15; equatorial axis of the structure 0.08 to 0.09, of each chamber 0.1 to 0.12, pores and bars 0.005 to 0.007. Translation: Size: Etymology: Extra details from original publication
Editors' Notes Haeckel listed Cyphonium virgineum under the subgeneric name Ommatospyris, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
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. gsO
Cyphonium virgineum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project teamviewed: 30-1-2023