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not figuredAcanthocorys buetschlii Haeckel 1887

Acanthocorys castanoides Tan & Tchang 1976
= Plagiacanthidae inc sed castanoides
not figuredAcanthocorys dodecaster Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthocorys enneapodia Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthocorys furcata Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthocorys hexapodia Haeckel 1887

Acanthocorys macroceras Haeckel 1887

Acanthocorys macropodia Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthocorys polypodia Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthocorys pristipodia Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthocorys triloba Haeckel 1887

Acanthocorys variabilis Popofsky 1913
= Lophophaena variabilis


Citation: Acanthocorys Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Acanthocorys hexapodia Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D125]
Described on page(s) : 432
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

2c. Tribus: Sethophormida. Dyocyrtida aperta multiradiata.
B.Sethophormida elevata (testa elevata, secundo articulo pyramidali, radiis 4 aut pluribus parum divergentibus, primo articulo plerumque parvo acuminato).
BII secundo articulo spinoso.
IIa. spin. art. sec. simplicibus.

2c. Tribe: Sethophormida. Multiradiate, open Dyocyrtida.
B. Elevated Sethophormida (shell elevated, with pyramidal second segment, with 4 or more slightly divergent radii, with the first segment usually a little pointed).
BII. With second segment spiny.
IIa. With spines of the second segment simple. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


From the Greek acantha = spine, and corys = helmet.

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Editors' Notes


Haeckel, E. (1882a). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


Acanthocorys compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-2-2023

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