CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethocapsa macroceros Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethocapsa -> Sethocapsa macroceros
Other pages this level: S. ampulla, S. bicamerata, S. bulla, S. macroceros, S. pyriformis, S. staurocephala

Sethocapsa macroceros

Citation: Sethocapsa macroceros Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM121
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1310

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, pear-shaped, with slight collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 2: 11, breadth = 2: 9. Cephalis subspherical, with small circular pores, and a very large, straight, pyramidal horn, of about the same length as the shell. Thorax ovate, with large, irregular, roundish pores, which are surrounded by polygonal frames.

Size: Cephalis 0.02 diameter, thorax 0.11 long, 0.09 broad.

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


Sethocapsa macroceros compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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