CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Semantiscus hexapylus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Semantiscus -> Semantiscus hexapylus
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Semantiscus hexapylus

Citation: Semantiscus hexapylus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.92, fig.17
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.967
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Sagittal ring ovate, thorny, with a small apical horn. Basal ring with six roundish or nearly triangular gates; the two jugular pores are smaller than the two cardinal and larger than the two cervical pores. The separating bars between these six pores are prolonged into six straight, thorny widely divergent feet; three larger feet (the caudal and the two pectoral) with a pair of apophyses three smaller between them simple (the sternal and the two tergal feet).

Height of the sagittal ring 0.13, 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


Semantiscus hexapylus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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