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Sethoconus galea

Citation: Sethoconus galea Cleve 1899
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.17, 33
Type specimens: 51, pl.4, fig.3
Type repository: No information given
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. (1899a). Plankton collected by the Swedish expedition to Spitzbergen in 1898. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar. 32(3): 1-51. gs V O

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


Sethoconus galea compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-3-2023

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