CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtopera laguncula Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyrtopera -> Cyrtopera laguncula
Other pages this level: C. aglaolampa, C. gasteroptera, C. lagenella, C. laguncula, C. ornithoptera, C. thoracoptera

Cyrtopera laguncula

Citation: Cyrtopera laguncula Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM40
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.75, fig.10
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1451

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell bottle-shaped, with seven sharp strictures; the upper part is slender, conical, composed of seven joints of nearly equal length; the lower part is only formed by the spherical last joint. Cephalis subspherical, with a slender curved horn of three times the length. Along the whole shell arise three longitudinal combs or rows of ascending spines (three on each joint, fifteen on the last). These are connected by three divergent longitudinal rods, so that three elegant fenestrated ribs are formed (each rib with one series of large square meshes). Pores in the seven upper joints regular, circular, in the last polygonal, irregular and larger.

Size: Length of the shell (with eight joints) 170µm, of the last joint 80µm; breadth 80µm.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cyrtopera laguncula under the subgeneric name Cyrtolagena and uses it in the other name Cyrtolagena laguncula in the figure description.
New name Cyrtolagena laguncula (Haeckel) Petrushevskaya, 1971b[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


Cyrtopera laguncula compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-3-2021

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