CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Arachnocorys enneaptera Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Arachnocorys -> Arachnocorys enneaptera
Other pages this level: A. arachnodiscus, A. araneosa, A. circumtexta, A. discoides, A. dubius, A. enneaptera, A. fimbria, A. hexaptera, A. pentacantha, A. polyptera, A. simplex, A. trifida, A. umbellifera

Arachnocorys enneaptera

Citation: Arachnocorys enneaptera Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM51
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1266

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cephalis large, campanulate, with irregular, polygonal pores, two larger stout pyramidal and numerous slender, bristle-shaped horns. Thorax of the same structure as in the preceding species, only the nine basal holes are of twice the size; the lower network denser (as in Clathrocanium diadema, Pl. 64, fig. 2). Collar septum with numerous, irregular, roundish pores.

Size: Cephalis 0.05 diameter, thorax 0.12 long, 0.22 broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Arachnocorys enneaptera under the subgeneric name Arachnocoronium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Arachnocorys enneaptera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-5-2021

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