CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acanthocorys furcata Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Acanthocorys -> Acanthocorys furcata
Other pages this level: A. buetschlii, A. castanoides, A. dodecaster, A. enneapodia, A. furcata, A. hexapodia, A. macroceras, A. macropodia, A. polypodia, A. pristipodia, A. triloba, A. variabilis

Acanthocorys furcata

Citation: Acanthocorys furcata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM169
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1264

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cephalis large, subspherical, spiny, with irregular, roundish pores. Thorax flatly conical, thorny, with irregular, polygonal pores, decreasing in size towards the mouth, and with nine straight divergent ribs, which at the peristome are forked and prolonged into eighteen slender, very long, bristle-shaped feet.

Size: Cephalis 45┬Ám diameter, thorax 7m long, 13m broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Acanthocorys furcata under the subgeneric name Acanthocoronium, 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


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