CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Semantis sigillum Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Semantis -> Semantis sigillum
Other pages this level: S. biforis, S. crescenda, S. dipyla, S. distephanus, S. distoma, S. micropora, S. sigillum, S. triangularis, S. triforis

Semantis sigillum

Citation: Semantis sigillum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM41
Type age (chronostrat): Quaternary
Type specimens: pl.92, fig.1
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.957

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Current identification:

Original Description
Sagittal ring elliptical, with four pairs of stout arborescent spines (two apical and two equatorial pairs), which are irregularly branched and forked, with numerous thin lateral branches. Apex with a short conical trifid vertical horn. Basal ring thorny, with obliquely descending slightly curved bars.

Size: Height of the sagittal ring 0.12, breadth 0.09.


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


Semantis sigillum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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