CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtophormis cingulata Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Cyrtophormis cingulata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM6
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.78, fig.18
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1460

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell spiny, spindle-shaped, with three internal annular septa, and three external girdles of spines. The second and third joints are of nearly equal length, twice as broad as the first, and half as broad as the fourth joint. The third joint is the broadest, and twice as broad as the constricted mouth. Pores subregular, circular. Cephalis hemispherical, with a large apical horn, and a coronal of six strong ascending spines. Peristome beyond the stricture of the mouth somewhat dilated, with nine triangular, divergent teeth (broken off in the specimen figured).

Size: Length of the shell (with four joints) 0.18, breadth 0.09. Length of the single joints, a 0.02, b 0.04, c 0.04, d 0.08.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cyrtophormis cingulata 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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