radiolaria - rads_cat - Sethoconus lophophaena

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethoconus lophophaena Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethoconus -> Sethoconus lophophaena
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 lophophaena

Citation: Sethoconus lophophaena Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM41
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1292

Current identification:

Original Description
Cephalis subspherical, with distinct collar stricture, small circular pores, and numerous (twelve to sixteen) radial, bristle-shaped horns of different lengths. Thorax wide, conical, somewhat longer than broad, with slightly convex outlines, and subregular, hexagonal pores, increasing gradually in size towards the mouth; the largest twice as broad as the cephalis.

Size: Cephalis 0.03 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.2 long, 0.16 broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Sethoconus lophophaena under the subgeneric name Conarachnium , but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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


Sethoconus lophophaena compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 28-9-2021

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