CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethocorys odysseus Haeckel 1887

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

Sethocorys odysseus

Citation: Sethocorys odysseus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM28
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.62, fig.10
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1302

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Current identification/main database link: Carpocanistrum odysseus (Haeckel) Dumitricia 1973

Original Description
Shell ovate, smooth, with obliterated collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 2: 9, breadth = 4: 8. Cephalis hemispherical, with a slender, conical horn of the same length. Thorax nearly spherical, with regular, circular pores, of the same breadth as the cephalic pores, quincuncially disposed. Mouth constricted, only one-third as broad as the thorax, with a broad, hyaline, prominent peristome.

Size: Cephalis 20µm 1ong, 40µm broad; thorax 90µm long, 80µm 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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