CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethamphora microstoma Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethamphora -> Sethamphora microstoma
Other pages this level: S. costata, S. dodecapleura, S. enneapleura, S. favosa, S. hexapleura, S. microstoma, S. serrata

Sethamphora microstoma

Citation: Sethamphora microstoma Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.57, fig.5
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1252
Family (traditional): Carpocaniidae
Family (modern): Carpocaniidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovate, smooth, without external collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 6, breadth = 2: 4. Cephalis flat, cap-shaped, without ribs, with small circular pores. Thorax ovate, with twenty four prominent ribs, alternating with deep longitudinal furrows, each of which contains a series of about fifteen small circular pores. Mouth very small, representing a short cylindrical tube, which is only one-eighth as broad as the thorax.

Cephalis 0.02 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.12 long, 0.08 broad.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Sethamphora microstoma under the subgeneric name Cryptocephalus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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


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