CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Nassella nassiterna Haeckel 1887

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Nassella nassiterna

Citation: Nassella nassiterna Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.898
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Central capsule ovate. Podoconus two-thirds as long as the capsule, trifid, with three equal circular lobes (as in Cystidium inerme). Nucleus ovate. Three equal large oil-globules in the endoplasm, corresponding to the three lobes of the porochora. Calymma ovate, in the upper half much more voluminous than in the lower, including numerous large alveoli and xanthellae, and around the mouth masses of black pigment.

Diameter of the central capsule 0.1, nucleus 0.03, calymma 0.8.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


Nassella nassiterna compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 2-3-2021

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