CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pterocodon campanella Ehrenberg 1873

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> P -> Pterocodon -> Pterocodon campanella
Other pages this level: P. anteclinata, P. apis, P. campana, P. campanella, P. davisianus, P. favosus, P. lex, P. ornatus, P. poculum, P. tenellus

Pterocodon campanella

Citation: Pterocodon campanella Ehrenberg 1873
Rank: species
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.256
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Anthocyrtidae

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Current identification/main database link: Pterocodon campanella Ehrenberg 1873

Original Description
[Smooth, two-segmented; cephalis subglobose, sub-porous, unarmed. Second segment campanulate, armed anteriorly with two thick backwardly-curved spines, and with wider pores quincuncially arranged, larger posteriorly. Margin of the aperture provided with ten long, subparallel, acute appendages. Total length without appendages 62 µ, of cephalis 15 µ, of second segment 51 µ, of appendages 34 µ, of spines 37 µ. Maximum width 51 µ. Approx. 2-3 pores in 23 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Latin campanella, -ae = small bell


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


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