radiolaria - rads_cat - Sethocyrtis menelai

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethocyrtis menelai Haeckel 1887

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Sethocyrtis menelai

Citation: Sethocyrtis menelai Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1299
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell spiny, pear-shaped, with sharp collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 3: 15, breadth = 4: 18. Cephalis subspherical, with a large, cylindro-conical horn, about as long as the whole shell. Thorax inflate, subspherical, truncate, with large, irregular, roundish pores, four to six times as large as those of the cephalis. Mouth constricted, flat, one-third as broad as the thorax.

Cephalis 0.03 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.15 long, 0.18 broad.




Extra details from original publication

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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs


Sethocyrtis menelai compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-5-2022

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