CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lampromitra pyramidalis Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lampromitra -> Lampromitra pyramidalis
Other pages this level: L. amabilis, L. arborescens, L. cachoni, L. circumtexta, L. coronata, L. cracenta, L. dendrocorona, L. erosa, L. furcata, L. parabolica, L. petrushevskayae, L. pyramidalis, L. quadricuspis, L. sinuosa, L. spinosiretis, L. tiara, L. tricuspis

Lampromitra pyramidalis

Citation: Lampromitra pyramidalis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM234
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1215

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell flat, pyramidal, smooth, with slight collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 4, breadth = 1: 9. Cephalis subspherical, with an oblique pyramidal horn of twice the length, and small circular pores. Thorax with three strong, divergent, straight ribs and three flat triangular sides between them, with subregular hexagonal pores, increasing in size towards the mouth. Peristome with a simple coronal of large and numerous divergent, conical spines, half as long as the shell.

Size: Cephalis 0.02 long, 0.02 broad; thorax 0.09 long, 0.18 broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


Lampromitra pyramidalis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-3-2021

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