CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethocyrtis agamemnonis Haeckel 1887

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Sethocyrtis agamemnonis

Citation: Sethocyrtis agamemnonis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM12
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.62, figs.11-1a
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1300

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell pear-shaped, rough, with sharp collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 2: 10, breadth = 3: 8. Cephalis subspherical, with very small pores and a small, pyramidal horn of half the length. Thorax inflate, ovate; in the uppermost part (beyond the collar stricture) with a ring of six to nine very large roundish pores, which are twice to four times as broad as the other irregular, roundish pores. (The shell is seen in fig. 11 from the apical pole, in fig. 11a with the cephalis, in fig 11b without it, exhibiting the four central collar pores of the cortinar septum.) Mouth truncate, without prominent peristome.

Size: Cephalis 0.02 long, 0.03 broad; thorax 0.1 long, 0.08 broad.

Editors' Notes
In description for \figs. 11, a, b" read "figs. 11, 11a"."[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


Sethocyrtis agamemnonis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-4-2021

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