CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Octopyle stenozona Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> O -> Octopyle -> Octopyle stenozona
Other pages this level: O. amphistyle, O. circinata, O. clypeata, O. decastyle, O. euryzona, O. fruticosa, O. hexagona, O. hexastyle, O. obtecta, O. octospinosa, O. octostyle, O. octostyle minor, O. ovulina, O. polystyle, O. quadrata, O. sexangulata, O. staurostyle, O. stenozona, O. subglobosa, O. tetraptera, O. tetrastyle, O. transversaria

Octopyle stenozona

Citation: Octopyle stenozona Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM51
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.9, fig.11
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.652

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Current identification/main database link: Octopyle stenozona Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Cortical shell quadrangular, with thorny surface, and four conical spines in the lateral plane, on the points, where both cortical girdles are crossed. Lateral girdle very narrow, nearly square, with rounded corners, of equal length and breadth. On the isthmus of the narrow transverse girdle only one pore. Sagittal septum of the same length as the subspherical medullary shell. Eight gates irregular roundish or nearly circular.

Size: Diameter of the medullary shell 0.04, of the cortical shell 0.14.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Octopyle stenozona under the subgeneric name Octopylura, 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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