CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Litharachnium Haeckel 1861

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Litharachnium araneosum Haeckel 1887

not figuredLitharachnium discoides Haeckel 1887

Litharachnium epeira Haeckel 1887

Litharachnium permagnum Petrushevskaya 1971

not figuredLitharachnium pilidium Haeckel 1887

Litharachnium tentorium Haeckel 1860
= Litharachnium tentorium

Litharachnium

Citation: Litharachnium Haeckel 1861
Rank: genus
Described on page(s) : 835
Family (traditional): Theoperidae

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Current identification/main database link: Litharachnium Haeckel 1860


Original Description
Gitterschale einfach, ungegliedert, ausgeschweift kegelförmig, fast zeltförmig, oben in eine stumpfe Spitze ausgezogen, von welcher concav gebogene Radialbalken in dem Kegelmantel herablaufen, unten mit einer sehr weiten kreisförmigen Mündung geöffnet. Centralkapsel kegelförmig-birnförmig, in der Spitze eingeschlossen, ungelappt (?).

Translation: Lattice shell, simple, not segmented, irregularly globose, nearly tent-shaped, upwardly terminated by a blunt end from which concave radial beams are downwardly directed in the envelope, and downwardly open with a very wide circular aperture. Central capsule globose-ellipsoidal, included inside the pointed end, non lobate (?). (In German. Translated by J.P.C.)]

Etymology: From the Greek litharachnium = spider-web of stone

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References:

Haeckel, E (1861b). Fernere Abbildungen und Diagnosen neuer Gattungen und Arten von lebenden Radiolarien des Mittelmeeres. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1860: 835-845. gs


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