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Corythospyris stapedius (Haeckel, 1887)

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Clathrocircus stapedius, n. sp. Haeckel 1887 p. 962 PI. 92 fig. 8

Sagittal ring ovate, smooth, with six pairs of pores (two apical and four basal). The four apical pores are of nearly equal size and form a quadrangular mitral plate with two large lateral horns. The eight basal pores are of very different size (the four central far larger than the two anterior and the two posterior), and form a hexagonal basal plate, also with two large lateral horns. The four branched lateral horns (two upper and two lower) form together an incomplete frontal ring.

Dimensions:
Height of the sagittal ring 0.1, breadth 0.08.

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


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