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Astrophacus annularius Lipman 1950

Astrophacus apollinis Haeckel 1887

not figuredAstrophacus asteriscus Haeckel 1887

Astrophacus cingillum Haeckel 1887

Astrophacus duplus subsp. dupla Kozlova & Gorbovets (1966)
= Periphaena dupla
Astrophacus duplus subsp. expolita Kozlova & Gorbovets (1966)

Astrophacus ehrenbergii Carnevale 1908

Astrophacus hexaspinus Tochilina 1966

Astrophacus hexasteriscus subsp. intricatus Kozlova & Petrushevskaya (1979)

Astrophacus phacodiscus Haeckel 1887

Astrophacus pictus Kozlova & Gorbovets 1966

Astrophacus solaris Haeckel 1887

Astrophacus stellatus Tochilina 1966

Astrophacus testatus subsp. quadrispina Kozlova & Gorbovets (1966)

Astrophacus testatus subsp. testa Kozlova & Gorbovets (1966)

Astrophacus tetraradialis Tochilina 1966

Astrophacus trochiscus Haeckel 1887

Astrophacus viminalis Hollande & Enjumet 1960

Astrophacus vitilis Gorbunov 1979


Citation: Astrophacus Haeckel 1882
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Astrophacus asteriscus Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D82]
Described on page(s) : 457
Family (traditional): Coccodiscidae

Current identification/main database link: Astrophacus Haeckel 1881

Original Description

1b. Tribus: Heliodiscida. Phacodiscida aculeata cum aculeis marginalibus in plano lentis
aequatoriali sitis.
D. aculeis multis marginalibus (quinque aut pluribus, plerumque sine ordine in zona aequatoriali radiantibus).
DII. testa med. duplici (aculeis omnibus simplicibus).
IIb. testae superficie spinosa.

1b. Tribe: Heliodiscida. Spined Phacodiscida, with marginal spines situated in the equatorial plane of the lens.
D. With many marginal spines (five or more, usually radiating in the equatorial zone without definite arrangement).
DII. With double medullary shell (all spines simple).
IIb. With the surface of the test spiny. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Greek astrophacus = star-lens"

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


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

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