CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Semantrum buetschlii Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Semantrum -> Semantrum buetschlii
Other pages this level: S. buetschlii, S. quadrifore, S. signarium, S. sphragisma, S. tetrapylum, S. tetrastoma

Semantrum buetschlii

Citation: Semantrum buetschlii Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LL23
Type age (chronostrat): [Eocene?] Cenozoic
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.959

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Current identification:

Original Description
Sagittal ring triangular, with vertical straight ascending dorsal rod, horizontal straight basilar rod and obliquely ascending, slightly curved ventral rod; all rods nearly cylindrical, with irregular branched thorns and distorted edges. Jugular pores triangular, scarcely half as broad as the large semicircular cardinal pores.

Size: Height of the sagittal ring 0.11, breadth 0.08.

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


Semantrum buetschlii compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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