CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pterocodon favosus Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Pterocodon favosus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM28
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1334

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovate, with two slight strictures. Length of the three joints = 1: 2: 2, breadth = 2: 4: 4. Cephalis hemispherical, with a conical horn of twice the length. Three wings of the thorax equal to those of the preceding species. Pores regular, circular, hexagonally framed, of equal size in the thorax and abdomen. Mouth constricted, with a corona of nine straight, conical, nearly vertical feet.

Size: Length of the three joints, a 0.0025, b 0.05, c 0.05; breadth, a 0.05, b 0.09, c 0.1.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
The \preceding species\" refers to Pterocodon ornatus Haeckel, 1887a."[comment from RadWorld database]


Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


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