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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Arachnopegma verticillatum Haeckel 1887

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Other pages this level: A. increscens, A. longispinum, A. verticillatum

Arachnopegma verticillatum

Citation: Arachnopegma verticillatum Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.267
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

Innermost shell with regular, hexagonal meshes; its diameter is the same as the equal distance between each of the two shells. Threads of the network smooth. Radial spines twenty to forty, each with fifteen to twenty verticils.

Diameter of the innermost shell 40µm, distance between the concentric shells 30 to 40µm.

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


Arachnopegma verticillatum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-7-2024

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