Citation: Acanthosphaera clavata Haeckel 1887Rank: speciesDescribed on page(s) : p.212Type specimens: pl.26, fig.8Type repository: No information givenFamily (traditional): ActinommidaeFamily (modern): Actinommidae
Original Description Shell thick walled, ten to twelve times as broad as one mesh. Pores subregular, circular, three times as broad as the bars. Radial spines twenty, club-shaped, angular, with prominent edges, twice as broad at the distal end as one pore, about as long as the radius.
Diameter of the shell 110µm, pores 10µm, bars 3µm; length of the spines 60µm, breadth 20µm. Editors' Notes Haeckel listed Acanthosphaera clavata under the subgeneric name Rhaphidocapsa,, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
Haeckel, E (1887a). 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. gsO
Acanthosphaera clavata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project teamviewed: 21-3-2023