CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtocapsa inaequispina Principi 1909

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

Citation: Cyrtocapsa inaequispina Principi 1909
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.1, fig.62
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.19
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Eucyrtidiidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Conchiglia di forma conica, piana inferiormente, con pori rotondi e distribuiti in serie alterne. Il capo, imperforato, è munito di un corno conico appuntito. Il torace è fornito di quattro spine, di cui le esterne sono più lunghe delle due interne.
[Conical shell, with a flat basis, circular pores distributed in alternate rows. Cephalis, imperforate, with a sharp conical horn. Thorax with four spines, the external spines longer than the internal. (In Italian. Translated by J.P.C.)]

Height (including the main spines) 118µm. Height (except spines) 100µm. Width 75µm.

Etymology: Latin inaequis + spina -ae = uneven spine

Editors' Notes
[Synonymized with Lithocampe (Cyrtocapsella) compacta (Haeckel) by Petrushevskaya, 1975c, p.582]


Petrushevskaya, M. G. (1975a). Cenozoic radiolarians of the Antarctic, Leg 29, DSDP. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 29: 541-675. gs

Principi, P (1909). Cotributo sllo studio dei Radiolari Miocenici Italiani. Bollettino della Societa Geologica Italiana. 28: 1-22. gs


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