CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethochytris triconiscus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethochytris -> Sethochytris triconiscus
Other pages this level: S. cavipodis, S. longicornis, S. pyramis, S. serrata, S. triconiscus

Sethochytris triconiscus

Citation: Sethochytris triconiscus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.57, fig.13
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1239
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Lychnocaniidae

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Current identification/main database link: Lithochytris triconiscus (Haeckel) Petrushevskaya 1981

Original Description
Shell rough, with deep collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 8, breadth = 1: 3. Cephalis spherical, with an oblique pyramidal horn of the same length. Thorax campanulate, conical; its three basal corners prolonged into three divergent, slender, hollow, fenestrated cones, twice as long as the thorax, and ending in a stout pyramidal spine.

Cephalis 0.04 diameter, thorax 0.12 diameter, length of the feet 0.2.

Editors' Notes
Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287


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

Riedel, W. R. (1959). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


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

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