CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Saturnulus circulus Haeckel 1887

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Saturnulus circulus

Citation: Saturnulus circulus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.141
Family (traditional): Saturnalidae
Family (modern): Saturnalidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell smooth, twice as broad as the medullary shell, with regular, circular, hexagonally framed pores, of the same breadth as the bars; fourteen to sixteen on the half equator. Ring circular, smooth, without edges, its diameter three times as great as that of the sphere.

Diameter of the outer sphere 0.08, pores and bars 0.004; of the inner sphere 0.04, of the ring 0.24.

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


Saturnulus circulus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-2-2021

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