CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Spongosphaera pachystyla Ehrenberg 1873

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Spongosphaera pachystyla

Citation: Spongosphaera pachystyla Ehrenberg 1873
Rank: species
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.256
Family (traditional): Spongodiscidae
Family (modern): Sponguridae

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Original Description
[Sphere oblong-globose, spongy, with thorny surface, with an obscure median nucleus, and irregular pores not in rows; with two opposite spines strongly thickened and slightly sulcate, acute terminally. Length without spines 185 µ, of a larger spine 135 µ. Width 125 µ. Diameter of nucleus 41 µ. Width of a spine 41 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1873a). Grössere Felsproben des Polycystinen-Mergels von Barbados mit weiteren Erläuterungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1873: 213-263. gs

Ehrenberg, C. G. (1876). Forsetzung der Mikrogeologischen Studien als Gesammt Ubersicht der mikroskopischen Palaontologie gleichartig analysierter Gebiegsarten der Erde, mit specieller Rucksicht aus den Polycystinen Mergel von Barbados. Abhandlungen der Koniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Kl. 1875: 1-226. gs


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