CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtocapsa chrysalidium Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyrtocapsa -> Cyrtocapsa chrysalidium
Other pages this level: C. bicornis, C. brevicornis, C. campi, C. chrysalidium, C. colatractus, C. compacta, C. cornuta, C. costata, C. diploconus, C. fusulus, C. gadzhiliensis, C. hexagona, C. hirta, C. inaequispina, C. inflata, C. laevigata, C. lavallei, C. longicornis, C. macropora, C. marinellii, C. miocenica, C. miocenica imperforaticauda, C. miocenica laevicauda, C. osculum, C. poligonalis, C. pyrum, C. rothpletzi, C. strangulata, C. subconica, C. tetrapera

Cyrtocapsa chrysalidium

Citation: Cyrtocapsa chrysalidium Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM31
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.76, fig.9
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1515

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell rough, nearly spindle-shaped, with seven distinct strictures. Length of the eight joints = 4: 6: 11: 8: 5: 5: 4: 3. The third and fourth joints are the broadest. The last joint is small, inversely cap-shaped. Cephalis subspherical, with an oblique, dentate horn of the same length. Pores very numerous, subregular, circular.

Size: Length of the shell (with eight joints) 0.23, breadth 0.1. Length of the single joints, a 0.02, b 0.03, c 0.055, d 0.04, e 0.025, f 0.025, g 0.02, h 0.015.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cyrtocapsa chrysalidium under the subgeneric name Cyrtocapsoma, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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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