CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pterocorys tubulosa Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Pterocorys tubulosa Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM17
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.68, fig.6
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1319

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell thick-walled, rough, with two slight strictures. Length of the three joints = 1: 4: 4, breadth = 1: 3: 1. Cephalis hemispherical, with a conical horn of the same length. Thorax ovate, in the upper half with three ribs, arising into short, triangular, slightly prominent wings. Abdomen prolonged into a cylindrical, narrow tube of the same length as the thorax. Terminal mouth very narrow. Pores subregular, circular.

Size: Length of the three joints, a 0.03, b 0.12, c 0.12; breadth, a 0.03, b 0.09, c 0.03.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Pterocorys tubulosa under the subgeneric name Pterosyringium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[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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