CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtophormis tabulata Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Cyrtophormis tabulata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM41
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.79, fig.2
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1166

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell urceolate and tabulate, twice as long as broad, with twenty-five to thirty denticulated longitudinal ribs, crossed by twenty to twenty-four transverse rings. Pores therefore regularly disposed in longitudinal and transverse rows; each pore circular, with a square frame. Peristome constricted, scarcely half as broad as the shell.

Size: Shell 0.2 long, 0.1 broad; mouth 0.04 broad.


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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