CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lychnodictyum scaphopodium Haeckel 1887

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Other pages this level: L. aberrans, L. audax, L. pellucidum, L. scaphopodium, L. sethopodium, L. simplex, L. wyvillei

Lychnodictyum scaphopodium

Citation: Lychnodictyum scaphopodium 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.56, fig.4
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1231

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cephalis hemispherical, large, without horn, with irregular, small, roundish pores. Thorax a little larger, campanulate, with three broad, shovel-shaped, fenestrated, vertical feet, and larger, irregular pores. In the figured specimen the third (posterior) foot was broken off. In another specimen the three feet were somewhat longer and not so broad.

Size: Cephalis 30µm long, 50µm broad; thorax 50µm long, 60µm broad.

Editors' Notes
Synonymized with Arachnocorallium calvata (Haeckel) by Petrushevskaya, 1971b, p.136[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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