CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acanthosphaera conifera Haeckel 1887

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Acanthosphaera conifera

Citation: Acanthosphaera conifera Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.216
Family (traditional): Actinommidae
Family (modern): Actinommidae

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Current identification:


Original Description
Shell thick walled, with irregular, roundish pores, twice to five times as broad as the bars; ten to twelve on the radius. Twenty radial spines conical, regularly disposed, half as long as the radius, as broad at the base as one of the largest meshes.

Diameter of the shell 200µm, pores 8 to 20µm, bars 4µm; length of the spines 50µm, basal breadth 20µm.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Acanthosphaera conifera under the subgeneric name Rhaphidosphaera,, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.

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

Riedel, W. R. (1959). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


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