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Cubotholonium ellipsoides Haeckel 1887

Cubotholonium polystylum Chen 1987

not figuredCubotholonium sphaeroides Haeckel 1887


Citation: Cubotholonium Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Cubotholonium ellipsoides Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D98]
Described on page(s) : 681

Current identification:

Original Description

Tholonida with double (or sometimes triple) cortical shell (with external veil), composed of six hemispherical cupolas, opposite in pairs on the poles of three axes perpendicular one to another, covering six sides of the cuboidal Larnacilla-shaped central chamber (with medullary shell).

From the Greek cubotholonium = small shell with cupolas disposed on the six sides of a 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


Cubotholonium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-6-2024

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