CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acrocubus tetrapodius Haeckel 1887

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

Acrocubus tetrapodius

Citation: Acrocubus tetrapodius Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.994
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae

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Current identification:


Original Description
Mitral and basal rings of the same size, square, with straight rods, sagittal ring also square. The four vertical columellae are nearly parallel and straight, prolonged upwards into four short conical horns, downwards into four longer conical feet. (The shell has nearly the form of a geometrical cube, the eight corners of which are prolonged into eight vertical conical spines, four smaller ascending and four larger descending.)

Diameter of the cube 90µm; length of the feet 60µm.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Acrocubus tetrapodius under the subgeneric name Tetracubus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

References:

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


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Acrocubus tetrapodius compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-1-2021

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