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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larnacantha dissacantha Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Larnacantha -> Larnacantha dissacantha
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 dissacantha

Citation: Larnacantha dissacantha Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.622
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type locality: LM14
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Cortical shell smooth, with two large cylindrical spines, opposite on the poles of the principal axis, and somewhat longer than it. Pores regular, circular, three times as broad as the bars; about eleven on the half meridian. Proportion of the three axes = 2: 3: 4. Medullary shell one-third as large as the cortical shell.

Length of the cortical shell (principal axis) 0.13, breadth (transverse axis) 0.1, height (sagittal axis) 0.07; pores 0.009, bars 0.003; length of the Larnacilla-shaped medullary shell 0.045.

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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