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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lophophaena galeata Ehrenberg 1873

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Lophophaena galeata

Citation: Lophophaena galeata Ehrenberg 1873
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.242
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Lophophaenidae

Current identification:

Original Description

[2-segmented, with undulating margin; cephalis dilate, anterior part broader, posteriorly contracting to a distinct neck, with sparse, well-separated pores, and with a short, thick, apical spine. Second segment with larger pores with no spines, and with an imperfect'margin. Raised median line in both segments. Length without spine 86 µ, of spine 11 µ, of cephalis 49 µ. Breadth of cephalis 47 µ.

L. capito differs in having a spine and smaller pores in the second segment. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


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


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