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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Zonarium quadrigatum Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> Z -> Zonarium -> Zonarium quadrigatum
Other pages this level: Z. octangulum, Z. quadrigatum, Z. quadrispinum, Z. tetratholium

Zonarium quadrigatum

Citation: Zonarium quadrigatum 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.685

Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell quadrangular, one and a half times as long as broad, with four rounded corners. Surface thorny, with numerous short radial spines. Sagittal constriction twice as long as the hexagonal medullary shell. Four cupolas kidney-shaped.

Size: Length of the cortical shell 160µm, breadth 110µm; length of the medullary shell 60µm, breadth 40µm.

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


Zonarium quadrigatum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-12-2021

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