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Centrocubus alveolus Chen et al. 2017

Centrocubus cladostylus Haeckel 1887
= Centrocubus cladostylus
Centrocubus macracanthus Mast 1910

Centrocubus mediterranensis Hollande & Enjumet 1960

Centrocubus octostylus Haeckel 1887
= Centrocubus octostylus
not figuredCentrocubus polystylus Haeckel 1887

Centrocubus ruber Hollande & Enjumet 1960


Citation: Centrocubus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Centrocubus cladostylus Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D66]
Described on page(s) : 277
Family (traditional): Actinommidae

Current identification/main database link: Centrocubus Haeckel 1887

Original Description

Astrosphaerida with a single, cubical medullary shell, immediately surrounded by the spongy framework of the cortical shell; from the eight corners of the central cube arise eight primary radial spines, and often others from the framework between them.

From the Greek centrobubus = shell with central cube"


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


Centrocubus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-7-2024

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