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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larnacantha decacantha Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Larnacantha -> Larnacantha decacantha
Other pages this level: L. bicruciata, L. cladacantha, L. decacantha, L. dissacantha, L. dodecantha, L. drymacantha, L. hexacantha, L. octacantha, L. polyacantha, L. prismatica, L. quadricornis, L. stauracantha

Larnacantha decacantha

Citation: Larnacantha decacantha Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.624
Type age (chronostrat): Recent
Type locality: LM238
Type repository: No information given

Current identification: Larnacantha deacantha

Original Description

Cortical shell thorny, with ten short and stout, conical, radial spines, two opposite on the poles of the principal axis (as prolongations of inner axial beams), eight others opposite in pairs in two crossed diagonal planes. Pores irregular, roundish, twice to four times as broad as the bars; about sixteen on the half meridian. Proportion of the three axes = 3: 3,75: 4. Medullary shell about one-third as long as the cortical shell.

Length of the cortical shell 0.16, breadth 0.15, height 0.12; pores 0.008 to 0.016, bars 0.004; length of the medullary shell 0.06.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


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