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not figuredSethomelissa hymenoptera Haeckel 1887


Citation: Sethomelissa Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Sethomelissa hymenoptera Haeckel 1887 [only one valid species]
Described on page(s) : 431

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Current identification:

Original Description
2b. Tribus: Sethopilida. Dyocyitida aperta triradiata.
A. Sethopilida limibata (Callimitrida) (Sethopilida margine ostii laevi aut succiso).
AI. secundo articulo clathrato.
Ib. secundo articulo trispinoso.
a++ acuta (capitulo spinoso, non laevi).
§2. spinis cap. plurib

Translation: 2b. Tribe: Sethopilida. Open triradiate dyocyrtids.
A.Sethopilida with a girdle (Callimitrida). (Sethopilida with the apertural margin smooth or truncate).
Ib. Second segment with three spines.
a++ Acute (with the cephalis spiny, not smooth).
§2. With more than one cephalic spine. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek sethomelissa = sieve-bee"

Editors' Notes
[Campbell [1951, p.529] indicates that Sethomelissa Haeckel, 1887a, p.1207 is a junior homonym of Sethomelissa Haeckel, 1881a, p.431.]


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


Sethomelissa compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-5-2021

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