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Botryocyrtis caputserpentis Ehrenberg 1873

Botryocyrtis cerebellum Haeckel 1887

Botryocyrtis elongatum Takahashi 1991
= Botryocyrtis elongatum
Botryocyrtis lithobotrys Ehrenberg 1873

Botryocyrtis quinaria Ehrenberg 1873
= Botryocyrtis quinaria
Botryocyrtis theocampe Haeckel 1887


Citation: Botryocyrtis Ehrenberg 1861
Rank: genus
Type species: Botryocyrtis caputserpentis Ehrenberg 1873 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D144]
Described on page(s) : 829

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Current identification/main database link: Botryocyrtis Ehrenberg 1860

Original Description
Polycystinum solitarium ex Eucyrtidinis. Loricae siliceae cylindricae articulatae cellulosae alter finis (inferior) late apertus, alter sublobatus. Cellulae lobulares in uvae brevis spiraeve formam dispositae. Articuli ultra duo.

Saracenarias siliceas sed inversas referunt. Lithobotrys et Botryocampe altero fine clauso graviter differunt. Aequali modo Lithocampe et Eucyrtidium. distinguntur.

Translation: Solitary polycystin, of the Eucyrtidinae. Shell siliceous, cylindrical, segmented, porous, one end (inferior end) widely open, the other sublobate. Small lobate chambers arranged in the form of a short cluster of grapes, or spirally. 2 other segments.

They resemble siliceous but inverted Saracenarias. translation doubtful]. Lithobotrys and Botryocampe differ strongly in having the other end closed. In a similar way, Lithocampe and Eucyrtidium differ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Greek botryocyrtis = basket with grapes"

Editors' Notes
[Premature name in Ehrenberg, 1860a [775:767], nomen nudum

Synonymized with Botryopyle Haeckel, by Popofsky, 1913, p.318]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1861c). Uber den Tiefgrund des stillen Oceans zwischen Californien und den Sandwich-Inseln aus bis 15600' Tiefe nach Lieut. Brooke. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1860: 819-834. gs


Botryocyrtis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 12-5-2021

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