CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtocapsa costata Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Cyrtocapsa costata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1514
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Stichocapsidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, spindle-shaped, twice as long as broad, with numerous longitudinal ribs, and four annular septa. Length of the five joints = 1: 4: 3: 2: 8. The third joint is the broadest. Fourth joint inversely conical, acute. Cephalis small, hemispherical, with a small conical horn. Pores regular, circular.

Length of the shell (with five joints) 0.18, breadth 0.09. Length of the single joints, a 0.01, b 0.04, c 0.03, d 0.02, e 0.08

Etymology: Latin "costatus" (-a, -um) = ribbed

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Cyrtocapsa costata under the subgeneric name Cyrtocapsoma, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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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