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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Dictyocephalus urceolus Haeckel 1887

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Dictyocephalus urceolus

Citation: Dictyocephalus urceolus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1305
Type repository: No information given; no new information for Barbados
Family (traditional): Artostrobiidae
Family (modern): Artostrobiidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell smooth, thick-walled, urceolate, with obliterated collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 5: 12, breadth = 4: 10. Cephalis campanulate, with numerous oblique pore-canals. Thorax inflate, with five or six transverse rows of roundish pores of equal size. Mouth constricted, nearly half as broad as the thorax, with a broad hyaline peristome.

Cephalis 50µm long, 40µm broad; thorax 120µm long, 100µm broad.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Dictyocephalus urceolus under the subgeneric name Dictyoprora, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.
Equivalent to ?Eucrytidium Mongolfieri Bury, 1862, pl. v. fig. 2.
New name Theocampe urceolus Foreman, 1973a, modified in Dictyoprora urceolus (Haeckel) by Nigrini 1977]]


Bury, P. S. (1862a). Figures of remarkable forms of Polycystins, or allied organisms, in the Barbados chalk deposit. W. Wheldon, London. 1-25. gs

Foreman, H. P. (1973b). Radiolaria of Leg 10 with systematics and ranges for the families Amphipyndacidae, Artostrobiidae, and Theoperidae. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 10: 407-474. gs O

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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O

Riedel, W. R. (1959a). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


Dictyocephalus urceolus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 8-12-2023

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