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Astromma amphisiphon Ehrenberg 1844

Astromma aristotelis Ehrenberg 1847
= Lithocyclia aristotelis
Astromma entomocora [pr. junior synonym] Ehrenberg 1854

Astromma pentactis Ehrenberg 1873

Astromma pythagorae Ehrenberg 1873


Citation: Astromma Ehrenberg 1846
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Astromma aristotelis Ehrenberg 1847 [only one valid species]
Described on page(s) : chart to p.385
Family (traditional): Coccodiscidae

Current identification/main database link: Astromma

Original Description

Corpuscula disciformia, media parte nucleata, margine lato vage aut concentrice celluloso. (Mixta). Cellula media ampla nucleata, marginales tenues in seriebus concentricis aut spongiosae ordine nullo.

lobata aut radiata. radiis subconcentrice cellulosis liberis (apice stiligeris).

Small, disc-shaped body, median part nucleate, with a sometimes wide or concentrically cellular margin. (Mixed) Median chamber wide and nucleate, margin delicate with concentric rows or irregular spongy. Lobate or radiate. Radii free, subconcentrically chambered (spined at the apex). (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1846). Uber eine halibiolithische, von Herrn R. Schomburgk entdeckte, vorherrschend aus mikroskopischen Polycystinen gebildete, Gebirgsmasse von Barbados. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1846: 382-385. gs


Astromma compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-5-2024

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