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Astractura clavigera Haeckel 1887

not figuredAstractura democriti Haeckel 1887

Astractura digitata Carter, F.B. 1896

not figuredAstractura hippocratis Haeckel 1887

Astractura ordinata Haeckel 1887


Citation: Astractura Haeckel 1882
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Astractura ordinata Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D82]
Described on page(s) : 458
Family (traditional): Coccodiscidae

Current identification:

Original Description

2c. Tribus: Astracturida. Coccodiscida brachiata, brachiis cameratis in plano aequatoriali sitis et e margine lentis radiantibus (saepe aculeis brachiorum terminalibus, saepe brachiis patagio (vel vimento camerato) conjunctis).
C. brachiis quatuor, crucem rectangularem. formantibus.
CI. brachiis liberis.

2c. Tribe: Astracturida. Coccodiscida with arms, the chambered arms situated in the equatorial plane and radiating from the margin of the lens (often with terminal spines on the arms), often with the arms joined by a patagium (or chambered web).
C.With four arms, forming a rectangular cross.
CI. With the (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Greek astractura = star-shaped shell with many rays"

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


Haeckel, E. (1882a). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs O


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