CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Spongurus radians Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Spongurus -> Spongurus radians
Other pages this level: S. biconstrictus, S. biconstrictus triangulatus, S. bilobatus, S. cauleti, S. crispus, S. crowleysensis, S. cylindricus, S. cylindricus jh, S. elongatus, S. illepidus, S. irregularis, S. occidentalis, S. ovatus, S. phalanga, S. pylomaticus, S. pylomaticus borealis, S. radians, S. saxeus, S. smithi, S. spatulaeformis, S. spongechinus, S. stoehri, S. stuparius, S. stypticus, S. tricolus, S. yatsuoensis

Spongurus radians

Citation: Spongurus radians Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.345
Family (traditional): Spongodiscidae
Family (modern): Sponguridae

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Original Description
Shell ellipsoidal, one and a half times as long as broad, with thorny surface, and eighty to one hundred and twenty (or more) thin, bristle-shaped, radial spines, somewhat longer than the shell. Spongy framework in the inner part very compact, in the outer part very loose, with a gradual transition between the two parts. Meshes in the central part not broader than the bars, in the superficial part ten to twenty times as broad.

Length of the shell 0.24, breadth 0.16.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Spongurus radians under the subgeneric name Sponguroma, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

References:

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


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