CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtocapsa inflata Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Cyrtocapsa inflata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM12
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1513

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Current identification:


Original Description
Shell spiny, pear-shaped, with three deep strictures. The inflated third joint is twice as long as the second and fourth joints, and three times as long as the hemispherical cephalis, which bears a large conical horn of three times the length. Fourth joint flat, vaulted, inversely cap-shaped. The third joint is the broadest, being twice as broad as long. Pores regular, circular, double-contoured.

Size: Length of the shell 0.14, breadth 0.11. Length of the single joints, a 0.02, b 0.03, c 0.06, d 0.03.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Cyrtocapsa inflata under the subgeneric name Cyrtocapsella, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]

References:

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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