CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Dictyoceras insectum Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lipmanella -> Dictyoceras insectum
Other pages this level: D. bombus, D. formica, D. insectum, D. melitta, L. acanthicum, L. caia, L. japonica conica, L. neglectum, L. oligocenica, L. pilva, L. prismaticum, L. rawanensis, L. tribranchiata, L. xiphephorum

Dictyoceras insectum

Citation: Dictyoceras insectum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM16; LM123; LM17; LM19; LM20; LM21; LM22; LM121; LM25; LM28;LM28; LM30; LM31
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]; [early Miocene] Cenozoic
Type specimens: pl.71, figs.6,7
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1324

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Current identification: Lipmanella insectum

Original Description
Shell with two distinct strictures. Length of the three joints = 1: 3: 2, breadth = 2: 4: 3. Cephalis hemispherical, with a slender pyramidal horn of twice the length. Thorax subspherical, in the upper half with three divergent lattice-wings of the same length, each of which represents a slender, fenestrated, three-sided pyramid. Abdomen subovate, with wide, truncate mouth (in the figured specimen broken off). Pores circular, small, of different sizes.

Size: Length of the three joints, a 0.025, b 0.055, c 0.04; breadth, a 0.035, b 0.08, c 0.06.

Editors' Notes
Now Lipmanella insectum
Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.[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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