CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocampe polycola Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithocampe -> Lithocampe polycola
Other pages this level: << < 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 polycola

Citation: Lithocampe polycola Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM6
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1508

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, subcylindrical, constricted at both poles, with twelve to fifteen distinct strictures. Fourteen to sixteen joints of different lengths. Cephalis flat, cap-shaped, hyaline, without pores. Thorax nearly hemispherical, with three transverse rows of small circular pores. Each following joint (each abdominal joint) only with a single row of small pores. The constricted mouth of the last joint only one-third as broad as the middle part of the shell. (Very similar to Lithomitra eruca Pl. 79, fig. 3.)

Size: Length of the shell (with sixteen joints) 0.3, breadth 0.08. Length of the cephalis 0.02, thorax 0.06, each of the following joints 0.015, last joint 0.025.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Lithocampe polycola 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 polycola compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-3-2021

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