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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocampe ampullacea Ehrenberg 1873

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Lithocampe ampullacea

Citation: Lithocampe ampullacea Ehrenberg 1873
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.238
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Theocotylidae

Current identification:

Original Description

[3-segmented, rough; the cephalis subglobose, with.a lateral apical spine and small sparse pores. Second segment swollen, wider than long, with distinct longitudinal rows of pores increasing in size. Third segment very broad, subglobose, ornamented with very large pores quincuncially arranged. 4-5 pores in length, and indistinctly 3-4 pores in breadth, small pores interspersed between the rows. Length without spine 135 µ, of spine 8 µ, of cephalis 23 µ, of second segment 31 µ, of third segment 75 µ. Maximum width of third segment 113 µ.

Elegant form, related to Eucyrtidium ampulla. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Latin ampullaceus -a -um = of ampulla (a kind of ceramics)


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1874b). Grössere Felsproben des Polycystinen-Mergels von Barbados mit weiteren Erläuterungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1873: 213-263. gs V O


Lithocampe ampullacea compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-3-2023

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