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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethocyrtis oxycephalis Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethocyrtis -> Sethocyrtis oxycephalis
Other pages this level: << < S. capitatus juvenus, S. chrysallis, S. colettii, S. crassus, S. diomedis, S. elegans, S. expositus, S. japonica, S. laguncularis, S. menelai, S. mica, S. minimus, S. mitrus, S. multiplicatus, S. ovalis, S. oxycephalis, S. parva, S. parvissimus, S. pirum, S. porrectus, S. principii longispina, S. principii principii, S. principii valgrandensis, S. pyrum, S. rara, S. simus, S. sinitzini, S. tamdiensis, S. tintinabulum, S. vialovi

Sethocyrtis oxycephalis

Citation: Sethocyrtis oxycephalis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1299
Type specimens: pl.62, fig.9
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Pterocorythidae
Family (modern): Pterocorythidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell rough, subconical, with slight collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 4: 9, breadth = 3: 8. Cephalis ovate, with a pyramidal horn of half the length. Thorax campanulate, with regular, circular pores, twice as broad as those of the cephalis. Mouth constricted, scarcely half as broad as the thorax.

Cephalis 40µm long, 30µm broad; thorax 90µm long, 80µm broad.




Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
[Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.
Synonymized with Anthocyrtidium zanguebaricum (Ehrenberg) by Nigrini, 1967]


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

Nigrini, C. A. (1967). Radiolaria in pelagic sediments from the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Bulletin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 11: 1-125. gs

Riedel, W. R. (1959). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


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