CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethochytris pyramis Haeckel 1887

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Sethochytris pyramis

Citation: Sethochytris pyramis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM17
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.1240

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, with slight collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 8, breadth = 1: 5. Cephalis ovate, with a conical horn of half the length. Thorax pyramidal, with three sharp edges; its base prolonged into three pyramidal, divergent, hollow, fenestrated feet, nearly as long as the thorax. Pores regular, circular, double-contoured.

Size: Cephalis 0.04 diameter; thorax 0.2 diameter, length of the feet 0.15.

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


Sethochytris pyramis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-5-2021

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