CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethophaena polyptera Haeckel 1887

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Sethophaena polyptera

Citation: Sethophaena polyptera Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM13
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1286

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell thorny, with slight collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 10, breadth = 3: 8. Cephalis flat, cap-shaped, without horn. Thorax pear-shaped, with hemispherical base and regular, circular pores. From its lower half (beyond the equator) arises a corona of numerous short conical wings (eighteen to twenty-four), which are a little curved, and divergent downwards, scarcely one-third as long as the thorax.

Size: Cephalis 0.015 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.15 long, 0.12 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 polyptera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-3-2021

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