CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pentapylonium Dumitrica 1991

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Pentapylonium implicatum Dumitrica 1991


Citation: Pentapylonium Dumitrica 1991
Rank: genus
Type species: Pentapylonium implicatum Dumitrica 1991 (monotypic)
Described on page(s) : 37
Family (traditional): Pyloniidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell globular with nine primary radial spines originating in a five-gated microsphere and formed of systems of three complex girdles of which the second is a triangular bipyramid and the third a hexagon whose corners represent cupolas lying in the principal plane of symmetry.

Etymology: From the Greek penta = five and pyle = gate. Neuter gender.


Dumitrica, P. (1991a). Cenozoic Pyloniacea (Radiolaria) with a five-gated microsphere. Revue de Micropaléontologie. 34(1): 35-56. gs


Pentapylonium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2021

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