CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtocapsa cornuta Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyrtocapsa -> Cyrtocapsa cornuta
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 cornuta

Citation: Cyrtocapsa cornuta Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM28
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.78, fig.9
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1513

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell rough, very thick-walled, nearly pear-shaped, with three annular strictures; the second of which is very sharp, the first and third slight. Length of the four joints = 3: 4: 5: 6. The third joint is the broadest, being about twice as broad as long; the fourth joint is hemispherical. Cephalis subspherical, with a large, conical, curved horn of twice the length. Pores regular, circular, hexagonally framed.

Size: Length of the shell (with four joints) 180µm, breadth 120µm. Length of the single joints, a 30, b 40, c 50, d 60µm.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cyrtocapsa cornuta under the subgeneric name Cyrtocapsella, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
Synonymized with Cyrtocapsa pyrum by Riedel, 1959b.
New name Cyrtocapsella cornuta in Sanfilippo and Riedel, 1970
New name Lithocampe (Cyrtocapsella) cornuta Petrushevskaya and Kozlova, 1972.[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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