CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larnacilla prometor Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Larnacilla -> Larnacilla prometor
Other pages this level: L. medullaris, L. prometor, L. subglobosa, L. typus

Larnacilla prometor

Citation: Larnacilla prometor Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM696
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.618

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell with rough surface and regular network; pores three times as broad as the bars; about ten on the half meridian, eight on the half equator. Proportion of the three axes = 1: 2: 3. Internal four gates (between transverse and lateral girdles) kidney-shaped, twice as broad as high. Medullary shell lentelliptical, of the same form as the external cortical shell, but only one-third as large.

Size: Length of the cortical shell 0.15, breadth 0.1, height 0.05; pores 0.015, bars 0.005; medullary shell 0.02 to 0.05.

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


Larnacilla prometor compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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