CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pylolena armata Haeckel 1887

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Pylolena armata

Citation: Pylolena armata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.48, fig.15
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.568
Family (traditional): Pyloniidae

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Current identification/main database link: Pylolena armata Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Arms trapezoid, at the base half as broad, at the distal end twice as broad as the triopyle-shaped medullary shell. Surface and margin thorny. Twelve strong conical spines at the distal end of the three arms, two opposite on both faces of the arm-edges.

Diameter of the cortical shell 0.2, of the medullary shell 0.06.

Etymology: Latin armatus -a -um = armed


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


Pylolena armata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2021

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