CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Podocyrtis aculeata Ehrenberg 1873

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Podocyrtis aculeata

Citation: Podocyrtis aculeata Ehrenberg 1873
Rank: species
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.248
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Theocotylidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
[Rough; three-segmented; cephalis globose, entire, provided with a frontal spine, and with a median decurrent rib. Second segment swollen, broader than long; pores quincuncially arranged, sunken, approx. 3 in 23 µ. Third segment provided with a few very large, contiguous, hexagonal pores; unevenly spiny posteriorly, approx. 8 spines. Length without horn 140 µ of cephalis 23 µ of second segment 51 µ of third segment without spines 72 µ; greatest width 113 µ. Maximum length of horn 80 µ. Hexagonal pores 31 µ. Elegant and very unusual species. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.))

Etymology: Latin aculeatus -a -um = spiny

Editors' Notes
[Synonymized with Thyrsocyrtis tetracantha (Ehrenberg) by Sanfilippo and Riedel, 1982, p.176]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1873a). Grössere Felsproben des Polycystinen-Mergels von Barbados mit weiteren Erläuterungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1873: 213-263. gs

Ehrenberg, C. G. (1876). Forsetzung der Mikrogeologischen Studien als Gesammt Ubersicht der mikroskopischen Palaontologie gleichartig analysierter Gebiegsarten der Erde, mit specieller Rucksicht aus den Polycystinen Mergel von Barbados. Abhandlungen der Koniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Kl. 1875: 1-226. gs

Sanfilippo, A. & Riedel, W. R. (1982). Revision of the radiolarian genera Theocotyle, Theocotylissa and Thyrsocyrtis. Micropaleontology. 28(2): 170-188. gs


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