CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethostaurus rhombostaurus Haeckel 1887

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Sethostaurus rhombostaurus

Citation: Sethostaurus rhombostaurus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM192
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.31, fig.4
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.434

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Current identification:

Original Description
Disk with smooth surface, two and a half times as broad as the medullary shell. Pores regular, circular; ten to eleven on the radius. Margin simple, smooth, without girdle. Two opposite spines longer than the diameter of the disk, four times as long as the two others, which only equal its radius. Spines sword-shaped, angular.

Size: Diameter of the disk 0.14, of the medullary shell 0.06; length of the major spines 0.2, of the minor 0.05, breadth 0.025.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Sethosatuarus rhombostaurus 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 rhombostaurus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-2-2021

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