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not figuredCyphinus amphacanthus Haeckel 1887

Cyphinus amphilophus Haeckel 1887

not figuredCyphinus dixiphus Haeckel 1887


Citation: Cyphinus Haeckel 1882
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Cyphinus amphacanthus Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D75]
Described on page(s) : 462

Current identification:

Original Description

2. Subfamilia: Cyphinida. Zygartida testa medullari simplici aut duplici praedita, quae radiis cum strictura testae ellipsoidis clathratae aequatoriali conjuncta est.
B. cum processibus axis principalis,
BI. duobus aculeis solidis oppositis.

2. Subfamily: Cyphinida. Zygartida provided with a single or double medullary shell, 'which is joined by radii to the equatorial stricture of the ellipsoidal latticed shell.
B. With processes-in the principal axis.
BI. With two solid opposite spines. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

From the Greek cyphinus = derivation from ""cyphos""= roundish vessel, a kind of fruit"

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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