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not figuredCubotholus octoceras Haeckel 1887
= Cubotholus octoceras
not figuredCubotholus quadraticus Haeckel 1887

Cubotholus regularis Haeckel 1887

not figuredCubotholus rhombicus Haeckel 1887


Citation: Cubotholus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Cubotholus regularis Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D98]
Described on page(s) : 680

Current identification/main database link: Cubotholus Haeckel 1887

Original Description

Tholonida with simple cortical shell (without 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 cubotholus = shell with cupolas disposed on six cube-sides"

Extra details from original publication
The genus Cubotholus differs from Tholocubus in the possession of a medullary shell in the central chamber, and may be derived from this genus by its production; but it may also be derived from Staurotholus by apposition of two opposite domes on the flat sides of the cross-shell. Sometimes all six domes are of the same size and form, but commonly different in pairs.
Sub-genera described:


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


Cubotholus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-5-2024

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