CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethocorys achillis Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethocorys -> Sethocorys achillis
Other pages this level: S. achillis, S. ajacis, S. bussonii, S. cristata, S. odysseus, S. patrocli

Sethocorys achillis

Citation: Sethocorys achillis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.62, fig.8
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1301
Family (traditional): Pterocorythidae
Family (modern): Pterocorythidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell rough, pear-shaped, with distinct collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 4: 8, breadth = 3: 8. Cephalis ovate, with a stout pyramidal horn of half the length. Thorax nearly spherical, with regular, circular, quincuncial pores of the same breadth as the cephalic pores. Mouth constricted, half as broad as the thorax, with a broad, smooth, striated peristome.

Cephalis 0.04 long, 0.03 broad; thorax 0.08 long, 0.08 broad.


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


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