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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lophophaena liothorax Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lophophaena -> Lophophaena liothorax
Other pages this level: << < L. arie, L. auriculaleporis, L. capito, L. circumtexta, L. clevei, L. echinocephala, L. foveolata, L. galeaorci, L. galeata, L. gibba, L. globeacuculla, L. kamikurii, L. kojmatensis, L. larvata, L. leberu, L. liothorax, L. lynx, L. macrencephala, L. nadezdae, L. neuma, L. pileata, L. radians, L. rhopalica, L. rioplatensis, L. sibirica, L. simplex, L. tekopua, L. thaumasia, L. triangula

Lophophaena liothorax

Citation: Lophophaena liothorax Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1304
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from these stations appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM121; LM25; LM28; LM30; LM31
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell with distinct collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 4: 10, breadth = 4: 8. Cephalis subglobular, with large, circular, hexagonally-framed pores, and with numerous stout, conical, radial spines, about as long as its diameter. Thorax twice as long, ovate, smooth, truncate, with little constricted mouth, and with irregular, roundish pores, of very different sizes.

Cephalis 0.04 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.1 long, 0.08 broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Lophophaena liothorax under the subgeneric name Lophophaenula , 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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Lophophaena liothorax compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-6-2024

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