CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethophaena tetraptera Haeckel 1887

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Sethophaena tetraptera

Citation: Sethophaena tetraptera Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM41
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1285

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Current identification: Sethophaena tetrapera

Original Description
Shell smooth, with deep collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 3: 10, breadth = 4: 9. Cephalis subspherical, without horn. Thorax ovate, with rounded hemispherical base, and subregular, hexagonal pores. From its upper half (below the collar stricture) arise four divergent, conical, straight wings, of half the length, opposite in pairs in two meridional planes, perpendicular to one another (compare Tetralacorys, Pl. 65, Figs. 4, 5).

Size: Cephalis 0.03 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.1 long, 0.09 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


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