CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocampe hexacola Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithocampe -> Lithocampe hexacola
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Lithocampe hexacola

Citation: Lithocampe hexacola 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.79, fig.7
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1507

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, nearly spindle-shaped without external strictures, but with five internal septal rings. Six joints of different lengths = 4: 8: 5: 5: 5: 10. The fourth joint is the broadest, and four times as broad as the constricted mouth. Pores subregular hexagonal, or irregular polygonal, with thin bars.

Size: Length of the shell (with six joints) 0.18, greatest breadth 0.09. Length of the six joints, a 0.02, b 0.04, c, d, and e each 0.025, f 0.05.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Lithocampe hexacola under the subgeneric name Lithocampium, 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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