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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Archicircus hexacanthus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Archicircus -> Archicircus hexacanthus
Other pages this level: A. duodenus, A. ellipsis, A. hertwigii, A. hexacanthus, A. monopylus, A. monostephus, A. ovalis, A. primordialis, A. princeps, A. quadratus, A. rhombus, A. sexangularis, A. triglyphus

Archicircus hexacanthus

Citation: Archicircus hexacanthus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.942
Type specimens: pl.81, fig.4
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type locality: LM38
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Gate subregular, hexagonal. Ring hexagonal, with three sharp edges and six equal radial pyramidal spines, arising from the six corners and placed in the plane of the ring, about as long as the diameter of the gate.

Diameter of the gate 0.05 to 0.07; thickness of the ring 0.01.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Archicircus hexacanthus under the subgeneric name Archistephus, 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


Archicircus hexacanthus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-5-2024

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