CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pterocorys hirundo Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> P -> Pterocorys -> Pterocorys hirundo
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 hirundo

Citation: Pterocorys hirundo Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM28
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.71, fig.4
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1318

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Current identification/main database link: Dictyophimus hirundo (Haeckel) Petrushevskaya 1975

Original Description
Shell slender, ovate, with two deep strictures. Length of the three joints = 1: 4: 4, breadth = 2: 5: 5. Cephalis hemispherical, with a large pyramidal horn longer than the half shell. Thorax conical, spiny, prolonged above the lumbar girdle into three slender, triangular, prismatic wings, which are about as long as the shell, and slightly curved downwards, with lower convexity. Abdomen inflated, with wide, truncate mouth, Pores irregular, roundish, of very different sizes.

Size: Length of the three joints, a 30µm, b 80µm, c 80µm; breadth, a 40µm, b 100µm, c 100µm.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Pterocorys hirundo under the subgeneric name Pterocyrtidium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
New name Dictyophimus hirundo (Haeckel) Petrushevskaya, 1971b[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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