radiolaria - rads_cat - Orbula


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Higher levels: rads_cat -> O -> Orbula
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Orbula comitata Foreman 1973
= Orbula comitata
Orbula discipulus Foreman 1973
= Orbula discipulus
Orbula ducalis Foreman 1973
= Orbula ducalis


Citation: Orbula Foreman 1973
Rank: genus
Type species: Orbula ducalis Foreman 1973
Described on page(s) : 437
Family (traditional): Theoperidae

Current identification/main database link: Orbula Foreman 1973

Original Description
Shell of two segments with cephalis similar to Bekoma; thorax constricted distally, with three ribs terminating in three solid, short feet.

Etymology: diminutive form of the Latin Orba = orphan.


Foreman, H. P. (1973a). Radiolaria of Leg 10 with systematics and ranges for the families Amphipyndacidae, Artostrobiidae, and Theoperidae. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 10: 407-474. gs


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

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