CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Saturninus triplex Haeckel 1887

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Saturninus triplex

Citation: Saturninus triplex Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.146
Family (traditional): not-known
Family (modern): Saturnalidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Radial proportion of the three spheres = 4: 3: 1. Inner cortical shell with regular, circular pores, of the same breadth as the bars, sixteen to eighteen on the half equator; outer cortical shell connected with the inner by numerous bristle-like radial spines, network very delicate, cobweb-shaped, with irregular polygonal meshes. Ring elliptical, two and a half times as broad as the outer shell.

Diameter of the inner sphere 30µm, middle 90µm, outer 120µm; pores and bars of the middle shell 4µm; major axis of the elliptical ring 300µm, minor 250µm; thickness of the ring and the axial beams 8µm.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


Saturninus triplex compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-3-2021

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