CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtocalpis gromia Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyrtocalpis -> Cyrtocalpis gromia
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 gromia

Citation: Cyrtocalpis gromia Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.51, fig.11
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1188
Family (traditional): Litheliidae
Family (modern): Prunopylidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell rough, ovate, very thick-walled, with subregular, circular pores of somewhat variable size. The diameter of the internal, simple, subspherical cavity is five to six times as great as the thickness of the wall. Mouth tubular, cylindrical, very narrow, only one-sixth as broad as the shell.

Shell 0.16 long, 0.11 broad; rnouth 0.02 broad.


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


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