CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Zygocircus hexagonus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> Z -> Zygocircus -> Zygocircus hexagonus
Other pages this level: Z. acacia, Z. acanthophorus, Z. archicircus, Z. buetschli, Z. capulosus, Z. cimelium, Z. dodecanthus, Z. hexagonus, Z. longispinus, Z. pentagonus, Z. piscicaudatus, Z. polygonus, Z. productus, Z. productus abnormis, Z. productus tricarinatus, Z. rhombicus, Z. sagittalis, Z. tetragonus, Z. trigonus, Z. triquetrus

Zygocircus hexagonus

Citation: Zygocircus hexagonus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM11
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.947

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Current identification:


Original Description
Gate irregularly hexagonal. Ring obliquely hexagonal, thick, without edges, with six short and stout conical spines on the six corners. The two spines of the curved ventral rod are longer than the two spines of the straight dorsal rod. The apical spine is smaller and the basal spine larger than the four others.

Size: Diameter of the gate 0.07 to 0.09; length of the spines 0.01 to 0.03.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)

References:

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


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Zygocircus hexagonus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-7-2021

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