CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tympaniscus corona Haeckel 1887

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Tympaniscus corona

Citation: Tympaniscus corona Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM28
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1001

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Current identification:

Original Description
Basal ring larger than the mitral ring, with numerous irregular short spines but without descending feet. Six columellae strongly curved, in the lower half thicker and thorny; the four lateral much thinner than the two sagittal. Apex of the jointed sagittal ring with a conical horn.

Size: Length of the shell 0.08, breadth 0.11.

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


Tympaniscus corona compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-5-2021

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