radiolaria - rads_cat - Zygocircus rhombicus

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Zygocircus rhombicus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> Z -> Zygocircus -> Zygocircus rhombicus
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 rhombicus

Citation: Zygocircus rhombicus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM191
Type age (chronostrat): Quaternary
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.946

Current identification:

Original Description
Gate rhombic. Ring rhombic, with three prominent edges, and eight short conical curved spines arising from the lateral edges at the four corners of the rhombus. The basal and ventral spine are larger than the apical and dorsal spine; the ventral rod is more curved (with smaller angle) than the shorter dorsal rod. The medial edge of the ring is smooth, without spines.

Size: Diameter of the gate 0.08; length of spines 0.02 to 0.04.

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


Zygocircus rhombicus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 29-9-2021

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