CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Zygostephanus violina Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> Z -> Zygostephanus -> Zygostephanus violina
Other pages this level: Z. bicornis, Z. dissocircus, Z. muelleri, Z. octoformis, Z. ramosus, Z. reniformis, Z. serratus, Z. violina

Zygostephanus violina

Citation: Zygostephanus violina Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM49
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.972

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Current identification:


Original Description
Frontal ring violin-shaped, on the upper and the lower margin concave, with a deep sagittal constriction, armed with numerous irregular spines, which are partly simple, partly branched. Sagittal ring thicker and lower, only half as high, with a few short conical spines at the apical and basal poles.

Size: Height of the frontal ring 0.12, breadth 0.18.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Zygostephanus violina under the subgeneric name Zygostephaniscus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]

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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Zygostephanus violina compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 3-3-2021

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