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Cantharospyris platybursa Haeckel, 1887

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Shell smooth, nearly discoidal circular, markedly compressed in the sagittal direction, with slight basal stricture. Pores very numerous, irregular polygonal, with thin bars. Basal plate with four very large pores. Six feet short, conical, nearly horizontally expanded. Two sagittal feet (caudal and sternal) larger, about half as long as the shell (shortened in the figure). The two sternal feet larger than the two small or rudimentary tergal feet.

Dimensions: Shell 0.15; long, 0.13; broad; feet 0.02 to 0.06 long.

Habitat: Central Pacific; Station 271, depth 2425 fathoms.
Haeckel 1887


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