Citation: Eucyrtidium fusiforme Haeckel 1887Rank: speciesDescribed on page(s) : p.1489Type repository: No information givenFamily (traditional): TheoperidaeFamily (modern): Eucyrtidiidae
Original Description Shell smooth, slender, spindle-shaped, without external strictures, but with ten to twelve internal septal rings. All joints of the same length; the sixth joint is the broadest. Cephalis conical, with a pyramidal horn of the same length. Pores regular, circular, four or five in course of the length of each joint. (Differs from all other species of the genus in the regular, slender, spindle form; the constricted mouth of the last joint is half as broad as the sixth joint.)
Length of the shell (with twelve joints) 0.24, length of each joint 0.02; greatest breadth (on the sixth joint) 0.06, of the mouth 0.03. Translation: Size: Etymology: Extra details from original publication
Editors' Notes There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887) Haeckel listed Eucyrtidium fusiforme under the subgeneric name Eucyrtis, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
Haeckel, E (1887a). 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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gsO
Eucyrtidium fusiforme compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project teamviewed: 4-2-2023