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not figuredPylonium circozonium Haeckel 1887

Pylonium claviflorum Tan & Chen 1990

not figuredPylonium hexazonium Haeckel 1887

not figuredPylonium nephropylium Haeckel 1887

not figuredPylonium octacanthum Haeckel 1887

Pylonium quadricorne Haeckel 1887

Pylonium scitulum Tan & Chen 1990

Pylonium scutatum Chen & Tan 1989

not figuredPylonium stenozonium Haeckel 1887


Citation: Pylonium Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Pylonium circozonium Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D96]
Described on page(s) : 463
Family (traditional): Pyloniidae

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Current identification/main database link: Pylonium

Original Description
2. Subfamilia: Pylophormida. Pylonida testa medullari simplici aut duplici praedita, quae radiis cum pontibus clathratis (inter fissuras testae ellipticae complanatae magnas sitis) conjuncta est.
F. fissuris multis (decem vel pluribus)
testa multifida simplici.

Translation: 2. Subfamily: Pylophormida. Pylonida with single or double medullary shell, which is joined by radii with latticed bridges (situated between the large gates of the flattened elliptical test).
F. With many gates (ten or more).
With simple test divided into many parts. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek pylonium = building with gates"

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


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


Pylonium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-4-2021

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