CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithochytris cortina Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithochytris -> Lithochytris cortina
Other pages this level: L. archaea, L. barbadensis, L. cheopsis, L. cortina, L. galeata, L. lanterna, L. lucerna, L. pileata, L. pteropus, L. pyramidalis, L. pyriformis, L. tripodium, L. vespertilio

Lithochytris cortina

Citation: Lithochytris cortina Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM19
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.67, fig.12
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1362

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell three-sided pyramidal, without external strictures, but with two internal girdles. Length of the three joints = 2: 2: 5, breadth = 3: 4: 6. Cephalis large, truncate-pyramidal, with nine deep divergent ribs (and nine longitudinal rows of pores between them), and with a stout pyramidal horn of half the length. The three prominent edges of the thorax and abdomen are prolonged over the base of the pyramid into three very stout, solid, subovate feet, about as long as the thorax.

Size: Length of the three joints, a 0.04, b 0.04, c 0.1; breadth, a 0.06, b 0.08, c 0.12.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Lithochytris cortina under the subgeneric name Lithochytrodes, 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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