CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acrocubus amphistylus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Acrocubus -> Acrocubus amphistylus
Other pages this level: A. amphistylus, A. amphithectus, A. arcuatus, A. brachiatus, A. cortina, A. lasanum, A. octopylus, A. tesseralis, A. tetrapodius

Acrocubus amphistylus

Citation: Acrocubus amphistylus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.993
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae

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Current identification:


Original Description
Mitral and basal rings of nearly equal size, square, with thick curved rods. Sagittal ring elliptical, in the equatorial part thinner. Frontal ring tuberculate. Four columellae curved, the two lateral ones prolonged downwards into two vertical, tuberculate feet of half their length.

Diameter of the cube 0.13; length of the feet 0.07.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Acrocubus amphistylus under the subgeneric name Dipocubus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

Stratigraphic information for LM 21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.

References:

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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs

Riedel, W. R. (1959). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


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