CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pteroscenium macropodium Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> P -> Pteroscenium -> Pteroscenium macropodium
Other pages this level: P. arcadophorum, P. arcuatum, P. aurivillii, P. macropodium, P. pinnatum, P. spinulosum, P. tripocolpum

Pteroscenium macropodium

Citation: Pteroscenium macropodium Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : 1153

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Current identification: Pterocanium macropodium

Original Description
Shell campanulate, spinulate, with irregular polygonal pores; very similar to the two preceding species, but differing in the size and shape of the three feet, which are for the most part solid, triangular, nearly parallel, vertical, very slender, three times as long as the shell, latticed only at the curved base, with few pairs of lateral branches. Columella with four to six triradiate verticils, as long as the stout triangular pyramidal horn.

Size: Shell 0.1 mm long, 0.08 broad.

Extra details from original publication
Habitat.—Central Pacific, Station 272, depth 2600 fathoms.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


Pteroscenium macropodium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2021

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