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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acanthosphaera florida Haeckel 1887

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Acanthosphaera florida

Citation: Acanthosphaera florida Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.213
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type locality: LM234
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell thick walled, fifteen times as broad as one mesh. Pores regular, circular, hexagonally lobed, separated by prominent funnel-shaped crests of half the breadth. Twenty conical radial spines, half as long as the radius, as broad at the base as one funnel.

Diameter of the shell 150µm, pores 10µm, bars 5µm; length of the spines 40µm, basal breadth 20µm.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Acanthosphaera florida under the subgeneric name Rhaphidocapsa, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Acanthosphaera florida compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 2-3-2024

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