CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethocorys ajacis Haeckel 1887

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

Sethocorys ajacis

Citation: Sethocorys ajacis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1302
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell slenderly ovate, smooth, without external collar stricture, but with an internal septum. Length of the two joints = 1: 3, breadth = 1: 2. Cephalis conical, with a large pyramidal horn of twice the length, and sometimes with a smaller accessory horn at its base; its pores scarce, irregular. Thorax ovate, truncate, hyaline, in the greater part without pores, in the smaller part with from two to four transverse rows of small, circular pores only. Mouth constricted, with a large cylindrical, tubular, hyaline peristome, half as long as the shell.

Cephalis 0.03 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.09 long, 0.07 broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


Sethocorys ajacis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-2-2021

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