CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethophaena hexaptera Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethophaena -> Sethophaena hexaptera
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Sethophaena hexaptera

Citation: Sethophaena hexaptera Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.97, fig.13
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1286
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell rough, pear-shaped, with distinct collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 4, breadth = 2:4. Cephalis hemispherical, with a conical horn of the same length. Thorax inflate, inversely ovate, nearly pear-shaped, with subregular, circular pores. From its upper half arise, by a broad base, six divergent, strong, conical wings, which are horn-like, curved downwards, and half as long as the thorax.

Cephalis 0.025 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.09 long, 0.08 broad.

Editors' Notes
Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287


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

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


Sethophaena hexaptera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-3-2021

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