radiolaria - rads_cat - Sethoconus galea


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Other pages this level: S. anthocyrtis, S. bimarginatus, S. conicus, S. crinitus, S. dogieli, S. facetus, S. galea, S. hexagonalis, S. hyalinus, S. lophophaena, S. martini, S. myxobrachia, S. orthoceras, S. parvus, S. pileus, S. rayianus, S. reschetnjakae, S. setosus, S. subtilis, S. venosus, S. virgultus, S. woodfordi, S. woodfordi advena

Sethoconus galea

Citation: Sethoconus galea Cleve 1899
Rank: species
Type specimens: 51, pl.4, fig.3
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.17, 33
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Lophophaenidae

Current identification:

Original Description
Shell campanulate or hemispherical, as long as broad (120µm.), with rudimentary cephalis, not distinctly separated from the thorax. One apical spine and several small spines on the thorax. Pores irregularly polygonal, increasing in size from the apex, the largest 20µm in diameter.

Editors' Notes
{Questionably synonymized with Ceratocyrtis histricosa (Jorgensen) by Petrushevskaya, 1971b, p.98]


Cleve, P. T. (1899). Plankton collected by the Swedish expedition to Spitzbergen in 1898. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar. 32(3): 1-51. gs

Petrushevskaya, M. G. (1971a). Radiolyarii Nasselaria v planktone Mirovogo okeana [Nasellarian radiolarians in the plankton of the world ocean]. Trudyi Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademiya Nauk, SSSR. 9(17): 1-294. gs


Sethoconus galea compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 28-11-2021

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