CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithornithium fringilla Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithornithium -> Lithornithium fringilla
Other pages this level: L. charontis, L. ciconia, L. clausum, L. dictyoceras, L. falco, L. foveolatum, L. fringilla, L. loxia, L. luscinia, L. marujamai, L. piriforme, L. trochilus

Lithornithium fringilla

Citation: Lithornithium fringilla Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM28
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.67, fig.2
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1355

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovate, with two slight strictures. Length of the three joints = 4: 7: 4, breadth = 3: 7: 5. Cephalis ovate, with a pyramidal spine of the same length. Thorax subconical, with three stout conical, curved wings of half the length, arising from its lower third (immediately above the girdle). Abdomen inversely campanulate. Pores subregular, circular, of equal size.

Size: Length of the three joints, a 0.04, b 0.07, c 0.04; breadth, a 0.03, b 0.07, c 0.05.


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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