radiolaria - rads_cat - Artiscus elegans radiolaria - rads_cat - Artiscus elegans

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Artiscus elegans Haeckel 1887

This page provides data from the catalog of type descriptions. The catalog is sorted alphabetically. Use the current identification link to go back to the main database.

Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Artiscus -> Artiscus elegans
Other pages this level: A. elegans, A. facetus, A. hystrix, A. nodosus, A. panarius, A. paniculus, A. paniscus

Artiscus elegans

Citation: Artiscus elegans Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.356
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM49
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Pores of the shell regular, circular, with hexagonal frames, twice as broad as the bars; fourteen pores on the half meridian, eight to nine on the half equator. From every corner of the hexagonal frames (between every three pores) starts a thin, three-sided pyramidal spine, twice as large as a pore.

Main axis 0.13, equatorial axis 0.08; meshes 0.007, bars 0.004; spines 0.015 long.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Artiscus elegans under the subgeneric name Artidium, 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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Artiscus elegans compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 16-6-2024

Taxon Search:
Advanced Search

Short stable page link: Go to to create a permanent copy of this page - citation notes

Add Comment

* Required information
Captcha Image
Powered by Commentics


No comments yet. Be the first!