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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lophophaena capito Ehrenberg 1873

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Lophophaena capito

Citation: Lophophaena capito 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/main database link: Lophophaena capito Ehrenberg 1873

Original Description

[2-segmented, with an undulating margin; cephalis large, dilate anteriorly, decreasing in size posteriorly, with a short, thick frontal spine, and with distinct sparse pores. Second segment slightly narrower than the first, imperfect posteriorly, armed anteriorly with a thick spine directed backward, and with irregular sparse pores. Length without spines 120 µ, of the frontal spine 11 µ, of the lower spine 45 µ, of cephalis 64 µ. Breadth of cephalis 70 µ. (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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