CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethophaena enneaptera Haeckel 1887

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Sethophaena enneaptera

Citation: Sethophaena enneaptera Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM25
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1286

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell rough, with sharp collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 6, breadth = l: 3. Cephalis subspherical, with a stout conical horn of twice the length. Thorax inversely ovate, with pointed, conical, basal part, and irregular, roundish pores. From its middle part arise, by a broad triangular base, nine compressed, divergent wings, which are a little curved, slender, and about as long as the thorax.

Size: Cephalis 0.025 long, 0.03 broad; thorax 0.17 long, 0.1 broad.

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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Sethophaena enneaptera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-2-2021

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