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not figuredPylozonium novemcinctum Haeckel 1887

Pylozonium octacanthum Haeckel 1887

Pylozonium polyacanthum Chen & Tan 1996


Citation: Pylozonium Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Type species: Pylozonium octacanthum Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D97]
Described on page(s) : 659
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Pylonida with trizonal lentelliptical medullary shell, surrounded by double latticed cortical shell; inner cortical shell as well as the outer Pylonium-shaped, each with three perfect crossed girdles (transverse, lateral, and sagittal).

Etymology: From the Greek pylozonium = shell with gates and girdles"


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


Pylozonium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-4-2021

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