CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Podocyrtis ventricosa Ehrenberg 1873

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> P -> Podocyrtis -> Podocyrtis ventricosa
Other pages this level: << < P. rhizodon, P. scaphopodia, P. schomburgkii, P. sinuosa, P. sphaerogaster, P. strangulata, P. surena, P. tetracantha, P. thyrsoceras, P. trachodes, P. triacantha, P. tridactyla, P. trifidus, P. tripodiscus, P. urceolata, P. ventricosa

Podocyrtis ventricosa

Citation: Podocyrtis ventricosa Ehrenberg 1873
Rank: species
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.254
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Theocotylidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
[3-segmented, margin denticulate; cephalis small, globose, with a frontal horn and a decurrent rib. Second segment with larger pores quincuncially arranged, margin dentate, rough. Third seg£iient strongly swollen, with pores twice as broad as on the previous one, with sharp teeth around the edge, with 4-5 large round pores subquincuncially arranged along the length, and 3 (or 4) short (here defective) appendages. Length without spine 160 µ, of cephalis 19 µ, of second segment 43 µ, of third segment 98 µ of frontal spine 15 µ. Maximum breadth 160 µ. 2-3 smaller pores in 23 µ, diameter of a single larger pore 19 µ.

Similar forms are assigned to Thyrsocyrtis. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Editors' Notes
[Synonymized with Thyrsocyrtis triacantha (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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