CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtocapsa diploconus Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Cyrtocapsa diploconus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM52
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.78, fig.6
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1513

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Current identification/main database link: Stichocorys diploconus (Haeckel) Sanfilippo and Riedel 1970

Original Description
Shell rough, doubly conical, with three annular septa. Length of the four joints = 3: 4: 4: 8. The third joint is the broadest, two and a half times as broad as long; the fourth is inversely conical, acute. Cephalis hemispherical, with a pyramidal horn of the same length. Pores irregular, roundish.

Size: Length of the shell (with four joints) 190µm, breadth 100µm. Length of the single joints, a 30, b 40, c 40, d 80µm.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cyrtocapsa diploconus under the subgeneric name Cyrtocapsella, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
New name Stichocorys diploconus (Haeckel) Sanfilippo and Riedel 1970[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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