CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocampe octocola Haeckel 1887

This page provides data from the catalog of type descriptions. The catalog is sorted alphabetically. Use the current identification link to go back to the main database.

Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithocampe -> Lithocampe octocola
Other pages this level: << < L. heptacola, L. hexacola, L. hirundo, L. lagena, L. latissima, L. lineata, L. marylandica, L. meta, L. micropyla, L. minuta, L. modeloensis, L. modeloensis longa, L. multipora, L. multipora jh, L. nephelos, L. octocola, L. ovata, L. ovum, L. polycola, L. punctata, L. radicula, L. sinuosum, L. solida [nomen nudum], L. solitaria, L. stiligera, L. subligata, L. tropeziana, L. turgida, L. urceolata, L. wharanui

Lithocampe octocola

Citation: Lithocampe octocola Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM31
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.70, fig.6
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1508

<% linkedspecs %>

Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, subcylindrical, thick-walled, constricted at both poles, without distinct, external strictures, but with seven internal septal rings. Eight joints of different lengths; four joints (the second to the fifth) being about twice as long as the four others (the first and the three last). The constricted mouth only one-third as broad as the four middle joints. Pores small and numerous, subregular, circular.

Size: Length of the shell (with eight joints) 0.19, breadth 0.09. Length of the second to the fifth joints, each 0.03; length of the four other joints, each about 0.016.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Lithocampe octocola 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


Lithocampe octocola compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-3-2021

Taxon Search:
Advanced Search

Short stable page link: Go to to create a permanent copy of this page - citation notes

Comments (0)

No comments yet on this page. Please do add comments if you spot any problems, or have information to share

Add Comment

* Required information
Captcha Image
Powered by Commentics