CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtophormis turricula Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Cyrtophormis turricula Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM40
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.75, fig.5
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1463

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, slender, tower-shaped, with fourteen distinct strictures. The ten first joints are nearly equal in length. The twelfth joint is the largest, three to four times as long as each of the preceding, and broader than all the others, twice as broad as the suddenly constricted mouth. Pores small and numerous, regular, circular, quincuncial. Cephalis small, subspherical, with a pyramidal horn of three times the length. Peristome with a coronal of twenty to thirty very delicate, partly confluent, short, vertical teeth.

Size: Length of the shell (with fifteen joints) 0.3, breadth 0.1. Length of the twelfth joint 0.05.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cyrtophormis turricula 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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