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Cephalis large, hemispherical, spiny, with regular, circular pores, and a very large, cylindrical, vertical horn five times as long as the whole shell. Thorax spiny, campanulate, with irregular, roundish pores and nine strong, curved ribs, prolonged into nine slender, divergent feet twice the length, which are curved, convex in the proximal half and concave in the distal half.
Size: Cephalis 50µm long, 80µm broad; thorax 120µm long, 200µm broad.
Haeckel listed Acanthocorys macroceras 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
Acanthocorys macroceras compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-3-2021
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