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not figuredAstrosestrum acanthastrum Haeckel 1887

not figuredAstrosestrum acraspedum Haeckel 1887

not figuredAstrosestrum echinastrum Haeckel 1887

Astrosestrum ephyra Haeckel 1887

not figuredAstrosestrum floscula Haeckel 1887

Astrosestrum nauphanta Haeckel 1887

not figuredAstrosestrum pelagia Haeckel 1887


Citation: Astrosestrum Haeckel 1882
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Astrosestrum ephyra Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D78]
Described on page(s) : 457
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

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).
IIa. testae superficie laevi.

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).
IIa. With the surface of the test smooth. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Greek astrosestrum = stellated sieve"

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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