radiolaria - rads_cat - Octotympanum


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Higher levels: rads_cat -> O -> Octotympanum
Other pages this level: Obeliscus, Octodendron, Octopyle, Octotympanum, Odontosphaera, Ommatartus, Ommatocampe, Ommatocoryne, Ommatodiscus, Ommatogramma, Ommatospyris, Orbula, Orodapis, Orona, Oropagis, Oropelex, Oroplegma, Oroscena, Orosphaera, Orostaurus, Orthocornutanna, Otosphaera

not figuredOctotympanum arborescens Haeckel 1887

Octotympanum cervicorne Haeckel 1887

Octotympanum octonarium Haeckel 1887

not figuredOctotympanum octospinum Haeckel 1887


Citation: Octotympanum Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Type species: Octotympanum octonarium Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D108]
Described on page(s) : 999

Current identification:

Original Description
Tympanida with two bisected horizontal rings converging laterally and connected in the lateral poles of the equatorial plane. Eight large gates.

Etymology: From the Greek octotympanum = drum with eight gates


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


Octotympanum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 28-9-2021

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