Catalog - Aristerospira pachyderma

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Aristerospira pachyderma Ehrenberg 1862

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Aristerospira pachyderma

Citation: Aristerospira pachyderma Ehrenberg 1862
Rank: species
Type specimens: [Ehrenberg , C. G. , K. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, Abh.,Berlin, Deutschland, 1873, Jahrg . 1872 , pl. 1, fig. 4 , X 300.]
Type age (chronostrat): Recent. Hellgraner, weisslicher Schlamm.
Type locality: E fundo groenlandico 6000' alto, lat. 62° 40' N., long. 29° W., Tiefgrund der Davis-Strasse.
Type repository: Depository not given.

Current identification/main database link: Neogloboquadrina pachyderma (Ehrenberg, 1862)

Original Description

"Ampla 9 1/2 cellulis 1/12''' superans, pria 1/168''' lata, ambitu primo 5 cell. globosis sublaevibus formato, relinquis in superficie crispis, forma trigonis, horum pariete extremo crassissimo, apertura obscura. Interanea fusca."



Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
The paper describing the species was published in a proceedings volume for the year 1861  but the actual publication date was 1862.

Type specimen identification The original specimen, later figured by Ehrenberg (1873), has been located and illustrated by Darling et al. (2006) and designated as type (as it comes from material which must be considered syntypic, it represents a lectotype). [Brummer & Kucera 2022]


Brummer, G-J. A. & Kucera, M. (2022). Taxonomic review of living planktonic foraminifera. Journal of Micropalaeontology. 41: 29-74. gs V O

Darling, K. F., Kucera, M., Kroon, D. & Wade, C. M. (2006). A resolution for the coiling direction paradox in Neogloboquadrina pachyderma. Paleoceanography. 21: A2011-. gs

Ehrenberg, C. G. (1862). Elemente des tiefen Meeresgrundes in Mexikanischen Golfstrome bei Florida: Ober die Tiefgrund-Verhaltnisse des Oceans am Eingange der Davisstrasse und bei Island. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1861: 222-240-275-315. gs


Aristerospira pachyderma compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 6-7-2022

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