CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtophormis armata Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Cyrtophormis armata 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.78, fig.17
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1460

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Current identification/main database link: Stichocorys armata (Haeckel) Riedel and Sanfilippo 1971

Original Description
Shell spiny, spindle-shaped, with three annular septa. Length of the four joints = 3: 4: 5: 6. The third joint is the broadest, being twice as broad as the constricted mouth. Pores irregular, roundish. Cephalis conical, armed with a bunch of strong, conical spines, and distinguished by double-contoured pores. Peristome with six (sometimes five or seven) triangular, vertical, parallel, or slightly divergent feet.

Size: Length of the shell (with four joints) 180µm, breadth 900µm. Length of the single joints, a 30, b 40, c 50, d 60µm.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cyrtophormis armata under the subgeneric name Cyrtophormium, 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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