CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pterocodon davisianus Ehrenberg 1862

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> P -> Pterocodon -> Pterocodon davisianus
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 davisianus

Citation: Pterocodon davisianus Ehrenberg 1862
Rank: species
Type locality: LM91; LM92
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Repository city: Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.300

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Current identification:

Original Description
lorica conico-campanulata, articles 4 sensim majoribus 1/21\’ alta, capitulo subgloboso breviter cornuto 1/144\"’ poris parvis adsperso, secundi article pinnulis parvis 3 retrorsum curvis, poris majoribus, tertio articulo valde tumido pororum maximorum seriebus 3, cellulis simul conspicuis 4-5, quarto articulo latissimo, margine connivente, pororum majorum seriebus 2, 6-7 cellulas simul offerentibus. Cfr. Cycladophora Davis.

Size: (Pterocodon davisianus. Shell conical-campanulate, 107 µ high, with 4 segments gradually increasing in size; cephalis 16 µ, subglobose, with a short horn and small scattered pores; second segment with 3 small wings curved backward, and larger pores; third segment strongly swollen with 3 rows of very large pores, with 4-5 pores visible at one time; fourth segment very broad, constricting at the margins, with 2 rows of large pores, 6-7 visible at one time. Compare Cycladophora davis. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]"

Editors' Notes
In description for Cycladophora Davis read Cycladophora davisiana[comment from RadWorld database]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1862b). Übersicht die Tiefgrund-Verhältnisse des Oceans am Eingange der Davisstrasse und bei Island. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1861: 275-315. gs


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