CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtophormis aerostatica Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyrtophormis -> Cyrtophormis aerostatica
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 aerostatica

Citation: Cyrtophormis aerostatica Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM19
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.52, figs.2.3
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1166

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell balloon-shaped, subspherical, with twenty smooth meridional ribs, alternating with twenty longitudinal rows of circular pores, of the same breadth as the bars. Peristome constricted, about half as broad as the shell.

Size: Shell 0.09 long, 0.07 broad; mouth 0.03 broad.

Editors' Notes
Cyrtophormis aerostatica in Haeckel, 1887a.[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


Cyrtophormis aerostatica compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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