CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithobotrys orchidea Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithobotrys -> Lithobotrys orchidea
Other pages this level: L. acuta, L. adspersa, L. biceps, L. biloba, L. borealis, L. cribrosa, L. denticulata, L. galea, L. geminata, L. homunculus, L. inflatum, L. korenevae, L. mascula, L. najadum, L. nasuta, L. nucula, L. orchidea, L. ornata, L. quadriloba, L. sphaerothorax, L. stiligera, L. triloba

Lithobotrys orchidea

Citation: Lithobotrys orchidea 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.96, fig.17
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1119

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cephalis sexlobate, similar to the preceding species, but with five divergent and curved cylindrical tubes, which correspond to the five spines of Stephanium; an apical tube on the apex of the occipital lobe, a caudal tube on its base, a sternal tube between the two frontal lobes, and two paired pectoral tubes between the latter and the lateral buccal lobes. Pores small and scarce.

Size: Length of the shell 0.12, breadth 0.06.

Editors' Notes
Description: The \preceding species" refers to Lithobotrys mascula Haeckel, 1887a."[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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