CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Saturnalis annularis Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Saturnalis -> Saturnalis annularis
Other pages this level: S. annularis, S. circoides, S. circularis, S. cyclus, S. kennetti, S. lateralis, S. rotula, S. trochoides

Saturnalis annularis

Citation: Saturnalis annularis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.16, fig.16
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.132
Family (traditional): Saturnalidae
Family (modern): Saturnalidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Pores of the spherical shell regular, circular, with elevated hexagonal frames, of the same breadth as the bars. Sixteen to twenty pores on the half equator. Ring elliptical, smooth, somewhat constricted at the poles of the axis, its diameter three times as great as that of the sphere.

Diameter of the sphere 0.09, pores and bars 0.005, major axis of the elliptical ring 0.27 to 0.03, minor axis 0.19 to 0.2; thickness of the ring and of the axial beams 0.1.

Editors' Notes
[Synonymized with Saturnalis circularis Haeckel by Nigrini, 1967]


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

Nigrini, C. A. (1967). Radiolaria in pelagic sediments from the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Bulletin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 11: 1-125. gs


Saturnalis annularis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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