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Periphaena cincta Haeckel 1887

Periphaena decora Ehrenberg 1873
= Periphaena decora
Periphaena delta Sanfilippo & Riedel 1973
= Periphaena delta


Citation: Periphaena Ehrenberg 1874
Rank: genus
Type species: Periphaena decora Ehrenberg 1873 (monotypic)
Described on page(s) : 246
Family (traditional): Coccodiscidae

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Current identification/main database link: Periphaena Ehrenberg 1873

Translation: Differs from Haliommatins in having a subglobose test in a hyaline girdle or edge, with no radii of the nucleus projecting. It differs from the related Chilommatas in lacking radii and spines. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek periphaena = shell with transparent girdle"


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


Periphaena compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-5-2021

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