CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithotympanum tuberosum Haeckel 1887

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Lithotympanum tuberosum

Citation: Lithotympanum tuberosum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.83, fig.1
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1006
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Acanthodesmiidae

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Current identification/main database link: Lithotympanum tuberosum Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Both lattice-plates slightly convex; the mitral plate with six larger marginal pores and one central pore separated by numerous smaller pores; the basal plate with seven large pores only (one central and six peripheral). Surface and margin of the plates uneven, with roundish prominent dimpled tubercles. Both rings connected by ten to twelve simple cylindrical vertical columellae.

Length of the shell 0.13, breadth 0.1.


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


Lithotympanum tuberosum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-1-2021

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