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not figuredPlectanium ovodimare Haeckel 1887

Plectanium simplex Cleve 1899

not figuredPlectanium sphaerozoum Haeckel 1887

Plectanium trigeminum Haeckel 1887


Citation: Plectanium Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Plectanium trigeminum Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D104]
Described on page(s) : 424
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae

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Original Description
2a. Tribus: Triplectida. Skeleto viminali, aculeis tribus ramosis composito, quorum rami caliti vimentum laxum formant.
A.vimento regulari, tribus aculeis ordine dispositis.
A II. Aculeis tribus costas pyramidis triangl. formantibus, cujus tria lat. vimentum occupat.

Translation: 2a. Tribe: Triplectida. Skeleton wicker-like, composed of three branched spines, the branches of which coalesce to form a loose wickerwork.
A. Wickerwork regular, the three spoines regularly aranged.
AII. The three spines forming the ribs of a triangular pyramid, of which wickerwork occupies
three sides. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek plectanium = small wickerwork or network"


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


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