CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Zoniscus hexathalamus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> Z -> Zoniscus -> Zoniscus hexathalamus
Other pages this level: Z. hexathalamus, Z. hexatholius, Z. octacanthus, Z. rectangulus, Z. tetracanthus

Zoniscus hexathalamus

Citation: Zoniscus hexathalamus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.686
Family (traditional): Tholoniidae
Family (modern): Tholoniidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell nearly elliptical, one and a third times as long as broad. Surface nearly smooth, without radial spines. Sagittal constriction three times as long as the lentelliptical medullary shell. Both equatorial cupolas about as large as the four corner cupolas.

Length of the cortical shell 120µm, breadth 90µm; length of the medullary shell 35µm, breadth 25µm.

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


Zoniscus hexathalamus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-6-2021

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