CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lamprocyclas nuptialis Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lamprocyclas -> Lamprocyclas nuptialis
Other pages this level: L. bajaderae, L. deflorata, L. dentata, L. hadros, L. heteroporos, L. inexpectata, L. intermedia, L. maritalis, L. maritalis antiqua, L. maritalis maritalis, L. maritalis polypora, L. maritalis teraphimis, L. maritalis ventricosa, L. matakohe, L. nuptialis, L. particollis, L. prionotocodon, L. reginae, L. saltatricis

Lamprocyclas nuptialis

Citation: Lamprocyclas nuptialis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM25
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.74, fig.15
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1390

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell campanulate, nearly smooth, with two slight strictures. Length of the three joints = 1: 2: 2, breadth = 1: 3: 4. Cephalis ovate, with a very large, three-sided prismatic horn, nearly as long as the shell. Thorax and abdomen gradually dilated, with regular, circular, double-edged pores. Outer coronal of the peristome with twelve to fifteen divergent feet, inner with as many subvertical, triangular, little curved feet, about as long as the cephalis.

Size: Length of the three joints, a 0.03, b 0.06, c 0.06; breadth, a 0.03, b 0.09, c 0.12.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Lamprocyclas nuptialis under the subgeneric name Lamprocyclia, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[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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