CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pterocorys campanula Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> P -> Pterocorys -> Pterocorys campanula
Other pages this level: P. amblycephalis, P. aquila, P. bicornis, P. campanula, P. campanula variabilis, P. columba, P. conica, P. diplotriaena, P. gamphonyxos, P. hirundo, P. irregularis, P. korotnevi, P. longicollis, P. longicornis, P. macroptera, P. melitta, P. pipetta, P. prismatica, P. rhinoceros, P. schewiakovi, P. splendens, P. splendens albatrossensis, P. theoconus, P. tricornis, P. tubulosa

Pterocorys campanula

Citation: Pterocorys campanula Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.17, fig.3
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1316
Family (traditional): Pterocorythidae
Family (modern): Pterocorythidae

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Current identification/main database link: Pterocorys campanula Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Shell campanulate, with two distinct strictures. Length of the three joints=2: 3: 2, breadth=2: 4: 6. Cephalis subovate, with a pyramidal horn of the same length. Thorax sub conical, in the middle zone with three conical, horizontal wings, shorter than the cephalis, from which three thin ribs are decurrent to the mouth. Abdomen short and much dilated, with wide, truncate mouth. Pores nearly equal, small, subregular, circular.

Length of the three joints, a 0.04, b 0.06, c 0.04; breadth, a 0.03, b 0.08, c 0.12.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Pterocorys campanula under the subgeneric name Pterocyrtidium, but did not include the subgeneric name the species name.


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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