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Citation: Pylocapsa Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Described on page(s) : 463

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Current identification:

Original Description
1. Subfamilia: Pylocapsida. Pylonida simplicia, sine testa medullari. Testa clathrata simplici elliptica, fissuris magnis symmetricis insigni.
B. fissuris quatuor cruciatis
(duobus in polis axis longitudinalis, duobus in polis axis transversalis).

Translation: 1. Subfamily: Pylocapsida. Simple Pylonida, without medullary shell. Latticed test simple and elliptical, distinguished by large symmetrical gates.
B. With four crossed gates. (two at the poles of the longitudinal axis and two at the poles of the transverse axis). (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Editors' Notes
[No species are known to have been described through 1930.]


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


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