CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtocalpis compacta Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyrtocalpis -> Cyrtocalpis compacta
Other pages this level: C. aemiliana, C. amphora, C. buetschlii, C. compacta, C. derosa, C. fabaeformis, C. globosa, C. gromia, C. lithomitra, C. lucida, C. micropora, C. obliqua, C. originaris, C. ovoides, C. ovulum, C. petriphialia, C. reticulum, C. sacculus, C. sethopora, C. tubulosa, C. urceolus, C. urna

Cyrtocalpis compacta

Citation: Cyrtocalpis compacta Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.52, figs.7,8
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1187
Family (traditional): Litheliidae
Family (modern): Prunopylidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, ovate, very thick-walled, with small, subregular, circular pores of equal size, perpendicularly perforating the wall, about half as broad as the bars. Mouth small, only one-third as broad as the compact shell. (perhaps a reduced Lithocampe or Lithomitra ?)

Shell 0.08 long, 0.04 broad; mouth 0.015 broad.

Editors' Notes
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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