CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethostaurus recurvatus Haeckel 1887

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Sethostaurus recurvatus

Citation: Sethostaurus recurvatus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM38
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.31, fig.3
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.434

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Current identification:

Original Description
Disk with smooth surface, three times as broad as the medullary shell. Pores irregular, roundish; eight to nine on the radius. Margin simple, smooth, without girdle. Four spines cylindrical, irregularly curved, of different sizes; one single very large, much longer than the three others; two opposite lateral spines recurved, book-shaped.

Size: Diameter of the disk 0.15, of the medullary shell 0.05; length of the major spine 0.32, of the opposite spine 0.16, of both lateral spines 0.08.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Sethostaurus recurvatus under the subgeneric name Sethostaurium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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


Sethostaurus recurvatus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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