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Clathrocanium sphaerocephalum Haeckel, 1887

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Cephalis spherical, with regular circular pores and a prismatic horn of the same length, with three serrated edges. Length of the two joints = 2: 3, breadth 2 :4. Thorax with three broad, triangular, latticed, divergent ribs, which are separated by three large ovate holes (about as large as the cephalis), and connected at the distal end by a broad fenestrated circular ring of regular lattice-work (about six pores in its height). Peristome smooth, constricted, half as broad as the thorax.

Cephalis 0.04 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.06 long, 0.08 broad.

Habitat: Western Tropical Pacific, Station 225, depth 4475 fathoms.
Haeckel 1887











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