CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acrocubus octopylus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Acrocubus -> Acrocubus octopylus
Other pages this level: A. amphistylus, A. amphithectus, A. arcuatus, A. brachiatus, A. cortina, A. lasanum, A. octopylus, A. tesseralis, A. tetrapodius

Acrocubus octopylus

Citation: Acrocubus octopylus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.82 fig.9
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.993
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Acanthodesmiidae

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Current identification/main database link: Acrocubus octopylus Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Mitral ring somewhat smaller than the basal ring; both rings rhombic, with curved outlines. Sagittal ring elliptical, with six pairs of nodulate protuberances. Four columellae curved. Nodal points without radial spines.

Height of the frontal ring 120µm, breadth 180µm.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Acrocubus octopylus under the subgeneric name Apocubus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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


Acrocubus octopylus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-1-2021

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