Catalog - Spiroplecta


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Higher levels: pf_cat -> S -> Spiroplecta
Other pages this level: Schackoina, Schackoinella, Shastrina, Siderolina, Sigalia, Sigalitruncana, Sphaeroidina, Sphaeroidinella, Sphaeroidinellinae, Sphaeroidinellopsis, Spiroplecta, Steineckia, Streptochilus, Subbotina

Spiroplecta americana Ehrenberg 1844
= Spiroplecta americana
Spiroplecta clarae Georgescu 2013


Citation: Spiroplecta Ehrenberg 1844
Rank: Genus
Described on page(s) : 75

Current identification/main database link: Spiroplecta Ehrenberg 1844

Original Description
XI. SPIROPLECTAE nomine appelavi (Spiral-Zöpfchen). Quod Clavulina Nodosariis, Sagrina Textulariis, est id Spiroplecta est Rotaliis. In statu juniore cellulae spiralem ordinem sequuntur in adulto alteroum.
Spiroplecta americana Textilariae americanae affinis est, quam nuper indicavi. Spirulina e Rotaliarum forma in Nodosariae. Spiroplecta in Textilariae formam abit.

Approximate translation: (JRY 2019)
Spiroplecta - new name (spiral-pigtail). As Clavulina in the Nodosarids, Sagrina in the Textulrarids so is Spiroplecta in the Rotalids. The juvenile chambers are spirally arranged follwing which in the adult they alternate.
Spiroplecta americana has affinty to Textilaria americana, as previously mentioned. Spirulina is in the form out of the Rotaliarum Nodosariae. Spiroplecta in the form Textilariae zero.


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1844). Über 2 neue Lager von Gebirgsmassen aus Infusorien als Meers-Absatz in Nord-Amerika und eine Vergleichung derselben mit den organischen Kreidegebilden in Europa und Afrika. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 57-97. gs


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