CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtophormis aculeata Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyrtophormis -> Cyrtophormis aculeata
Other pages this level: C. aculeata, C. aerostatica, C. armata, C. cingulata, C. cornuta, C. corona, C. cylindrica, C. gargantua, C. grandis, C. ob, C. ovata, C. petrushevskayae, C. pila, C. spiralis, C. tabulata, C. turricula, C. turrita

Cyrtophormis aculeata

Citation: Cyrtophormis aculeata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM11
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.1461

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell spiny, slenderly ovate, with five distinct strictures, each with a girdle of spines. The three middle joints are of nearly equal length, each half as long as the second, and one-third as long as the sixth joint. The fifth joint is the broadest, twice as broad as the constricted mouth. Pores regular, circular. Cephalis conical, with a bunch of strong, divergent spines. Peristome with nine strong, conical, vertical, parallel teeth.

Size: Length of the shell (with six joints) 0.18, breadth 0.08. Length of the first joint 0.02, the second 0.04, the three following 0.02, the sixth 0.06.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Cyrtophormis aculeata under the subgeneric name Cyrtophormiscus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[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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