CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtophormis cornuta Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Cyrtophormis cornuta Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM17
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.77, fig.18
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1462

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell thorny, spindle-shaped, with three distinct strictures. Length of the four joints = 2: 4: 3: 5. The third joint is the broadest. Pores circular, of different sizes, in the three first joints double-contoured. Cephalis subspherical, with a large, conical horn of three times the length. The fourth joint is inversely conical, three times as broad as the constricted mouth. Peristome with a coronal of numerous (ten to twenty) irregular, thin, partly forked teeth.

Size: Length of the shell (with four joints) 0.14, breadth 0.07. Length of the single joints, a 0.02, b 0.04, c 0.03, d 0.05.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cyrtophormis cornuta under the subgeneric name Acanthocyrtis, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name. This species is assigned to Acanthocyrtis (the junior homonym) Haeckel, 1887a (non Haeckel, 1881a).[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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