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not figuredArachnopila hexagonella Haeckel 1887

not figuredArachnopila polygonella Haeckel 1887


Citation: Arachnopila Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Arachnopila hexagonella Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D66]
Described on page(s) : 266
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

Astrosphaerida with five to ten or more cortical, concentric, polyhedral, or spherical lattice-shells, composed of a very thin cobweb-like network; innermost shell with hexagonal (regular) or polygonal (irregular) meshes; other shells with simple triangular meshes, without diagonal threads between them.

Greek arachnopila = cobweb ball"


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


Arachnopila compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-6-2024

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