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Saturnalis annularis Haeckel 1887

Saturnalis circoides Haeckel 1887

Saturnalis circularis Haeckel 1887
= Saturnalis circularis
Saturnalis cyclus Haeckel 1887

Saturnalis kennetti Dumitrica 1985
= Saturnalis kennetti
Saturnalis lateralis Campbell & Clark 1944

Saturnalis rotula Haeckel 1887

Saturnalis trochoides Haeckel 1887


Citation: Saturnalis Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Saturnalis circularis Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D54]
Described on page(s) : 450
Family (traditional): Saturnalidae

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Current identification/main database link: Saturnalis Haeckel 1881

Original Description
1b. Tribus: Xiphostylida. Monosphaeria dissacantha (aculeis duobus oppositis, in uno axi sitis).
B. aculeis apice annulo siliceo conjunctis.
BI. annulo laevi.

Translation: 1b. Tribe: Xiphostylida. Monosphaeria with two spines (two opposite spines, situated in one axis).
B. With the apices of the spines joined by a siliceous ring.
BI. With the ring smooth. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek saturnalis = similar to saturnus"

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


Saturnalis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 12-4-2021

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