CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethodiscus lenticula Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethodiscus -> Sethodiscus lenticula
Other pages this level: S. lenticula, S. lenticularis, S. macrococcus, S. macroporus, S. micrococcus, S. phacoides, S. pravus, S. rossicus, S. vialovi

Sethodiscus lenticula

Citation: Sethodiscus lenticula Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM31
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.33, figs.1,2
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.423

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Current identification:

Original Description
Disk with smooth surface, four times as broad as the medullary shell. Pores irregular, polygonal; eight to nine on the radius of the disk. (The pores of the medullary shell, fig. 2, are also irregular, polygonal, or roundish.)

Size: Diameter of the disk 0.17, of the medullary shell 0.04, of the pores 0.01.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Sethodiscus lenticula under the subgeneric name Sethodiscinus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

This species is assigned to Sethodiscus (the senior homonym) Haeckel, 1881a, p.457 (non p.430).[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


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