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Amphisphaera aotea Hollis 1993
= Amphisphaera aotea
not figuredAmphisphaera apollo Haeckel 1887

Amphisphaera biporata Principi 1909

Amphisphaera ceres Clark & Campbell 1945

Amphisphaera cristata Carnevale 1908
= Amphisphaera cristata
Amphisphaera cronos Haeckel 1887
= Amphisphaera cronos
Amphisphaera elegantula Lucchese 1927

Amphisphaera heteropyxis Deflandre 1953

Amphisphaera holsatica Wetzel 1935

Amphisphaera italica Carnevale 1908

not figuredAmphisphaera jupiter Haeckel 1887

Amphisphaera kina Hollis 1993
= Amphisphaera kina
not figuredAmphisphaera mars Haeckel 1887

not figuredAmphisphaera mercurius Haeckel 1887

not figuredAmphisphaera neptunus Haeckel 1887

Amphisphaera nigriniae Kamikuri 2010

Amphisphaera pluto Haeckel 1887
= Stylatractus pluto
Amphisphaera spinosa Carnevale 1908
= Amphisphaera spinosa
Amphisphaera subsilesianensis Bak & Barwicz-Piskorz 2005

Amphisphaera tanzhiyuani Matsuzaki et al. 2014

not figuredAmphisphaera uranus Haeckel 1887

Amphisphaera vinassai Principi 1909

Stylosphaera testudo Ehrenberg 1873


Citation: Amphisphaera Haeckel 1882
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Amphisphaera neptunus Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D54]
Described on page(s) : 452
Family (traditional): Actinommidae

Current identification/main database link: Amphisphaera Haeckel 1881

Original Description

3b. Tribus: Amphistylidae. Triosphaeria dissacantha (aculeis duobus oppositis, in uno axi sitis).
A. aculeis ambobus aequalibus.

3b. Tribe: Amphistylida. Triosphaeria with two spines (the two spines opposite, situated in one axis).
A. With both spines equal. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

From the Greek ampho = both, and sphaira = sphere.

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


Haeckel, E. (1882a). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs O


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