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Diplosphaera cachoni Hollande & Enjumet 1960

not figuredDiplosphaera denticulata Haeckel 1887

not figuredDiplosphaera dictyota Haeckel 1887

Diplosphaera gracilis Haeckel 1860

Diplosphaera gracilis jh Mast 1910

Diplosphaera hexagonalis Haeckel 1887

not figuredDiplosphaera ornata Haeckel 1887

not figuredDiplosphaera polygonalis Haeckel 1887

Diplosphaera ramosissima Hollande & Enjumet 1960

not figuredDiplosphaera reticulata Haeckel 1887

Diplosphaera spinosa Hertwig 1879

not figuredDiplosphaera triglochin Haeckel 1887


Citation: Diplosphaera Haeckel 1861
Rank: genus
Type species: Diplosphaera gracilis Haeckel 1860 (monotypic)
Described on page(s) : 804
Family (traditional): Actinommidae

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Original Description
Skelet besteht aus zwei concentrischen, durch radiale Stacheln verbundenen Gitterkugeln von heterogenem, aber regulärem Maschenwerk, deren innere die kugelige Centralkapsel einschliefst.

Translation: Skeleton composed of two concentrical lattice shells, connected by radial spines, and with hetrogenous, but regular, meshworks, surrounding the central capsule. (In German. Translated by J.P.C.)]

Etymology: From the Greek diplosphaera = double sphere"

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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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