CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acrocubus brachiatus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Acrocubus -> Acrocubus brachiatus
Other pages this level: A. amphistylus, A. amphithectus, A. arcuatus, A. brachiatus, A. cortina, A. lasanum, A. octopylus, A. tesseralis, A. tetrapodius

Acrocubus brachiatus

Citation: Acrocubus brachiatus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM12
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary, though some forms reported from these stations appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.993

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Current identification:


Original Description
Mitral ring smaller than the basal, both rings square, with thick straight rods. Sagittal ring tuberculate, square, equatorial part thinner. Four columellae curved, the two lateral ones prolonged downwards into two vertical parallel straight feet of half their length.

Size: Diameter of the cube 0.12; length of the feet 0.06.

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

References:

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


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