CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Arachnosphaera Haeckel 1861

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Arachnosphaera dichotoma Jørgensen 1900
= Arachnosphaera dichotoma
not figuredArachnosphaera dolichacantha Haeckel 1887

Arachnosphaera hexasphaera Popofsky 1912

not figuredArachnosphaera increscens Haeckel 1887

Arachnosphaera irregularis Mast 1910

Arachnosphaera myriacantha Haeckel 1860
= Arachnosphaera myriacantha
Arachnosphaera oligacantha Haeckel 1860

not figuredArachnosphaera tenuissima Haeckel 1887

not figuredArachnosphaera velaris Haeckel 1887

Arachnosphaera

Citation: Arachnosphaera Haeckel 1861
Rank: genus
Type species: Arachnosphaera oligacantha Haeckel 1860 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D66]
Described on page(s) : 804
Family (traditional): Actinommidae

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Current identification/main database link: Arachnosphaera Haeckel 1860


Original Description
Skelet besteht aus mehreren (4-6) concentrischen, durch radiale Stacheln verbundenen Gitterkugeln, von denen nur die innerste, die kugelige Centralkapsel einschliefsende, regulär sechseckige und gleiche Maschen besitzt, während die übrigen aus ungleichen und unregelmäfsigen polygonalen Maschen zusammengesetzt sind.


Translation: Shell composed of many (4-6) latticed spheres which are united by radial spines, and from which only the inner one, containing the globular central capsule, has regular, uniform, hexagonal pores, when the other ones are composed of irregular meshes of different size. (In German. Translated by J.P.C.)]

Etymology: From the Greek arachne= spider web and sphaira= sphere"

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Editors' Notes
See also Litharachnium in Mivart, 1878

References:

Haeckel, E (1861a). Uber neue, lebende Radiolarien des Mittelmeeres und legte die dazu gehorigen Abbildungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1860: 794-817. gs


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