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Plectaniscus annulatus Popofsky 1913

not figuredPlectaniscus archiscenium Haeckel 1887

not figuredPlectaniscus cladoscenium Haeckel 1887

not figuredPlectaniscus clathrocorys Haeckel 1887

Plectaniscus cortiniscus Haeckel 1887

not figuredPlectaniscus tripodiscus Haeckel 1887


Citation: Plectaniscus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Plectaniscus cortiniscus Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D104]
Described on page(s) : 924
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Plectanida with four unequal radial spines, arising from one common central point; one vertical or apical spine opposed to three divergent or basal spines.

From the Greek plectaniscus = shell of wickerwork"


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


Plectaniscus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-6-2024

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